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Assessments on Current Pain Managements in Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01718821
First Posted: October 31, 2012
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hsu-chih Chien, National Cheng Kung University
October 16, 2012
October 31, 2012
September 25, 2014
September 2012
September 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Pain, assessed by BPI-SF. [ Time Frame: Assessed at enrolled date (Day 1) ]
    Pain intensities of participants would be assessed by BPI-SF at D1.
  • Changes in pain, assessed by BPI-SF. [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 month. ]
    Changes in pain intensities of participants would be assessed by BPI-SF. The changes in pain would be assessed again after 1 month when participants have outpatient visits or during their admission. An expected following duration average of would be 4 weeks.
Same as current
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  • Depression, assessed by two stem questions. [ Time Frame: Assessed at enrolled date (Day 1) ]
    Depression of participants would be assessed by questionnaires as mentioned at D1.
  • Changes in depression, assessed by two stem questions. [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 month. ]
    Changes in depression status would be assessed by questionnaires as mentioned. The changes would be assessed again after 1 month when participants have outpatient visits or during their admission. An expected following duration average of would be 4 weeks.
  • Quality of life, assessed by EROTC QLQ C30. [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]
    Quality of life of participants would be assessed by questionnaires as mentioned at D1.
  • Neuropathic pain, assessed by DN4 questions. [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]
    Neuropathic pain of participants would be assessed by questionnaires as mentioned at D1.
  • Changes in quality of life. Quality of life, assessed by EROTC QLQ C30. [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 month. ]
    Changes in quality of life would be assessed by questionnaires as mentioned. The changes would be assessed again after 1 month when participants have outpatient visits or during their admission. An expected following duration average of would be 4 weeks.
  • Changes in neuropathic pain. Neuropathic pain, assessed by DN4 questions. [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 month. ]
    Changes in neuropathic pain would be assessed by questionnaires as mentioned. The changes would be assessed again after 1 month when participants have outpatient visits or during their admission. An expected following duration average of would be 4 weeks.
Same as current
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Assessments on Current Pain Managements in Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients
Assessments on Current Pain Managements in Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients
Pain is one of the most common symptoms associated with cancer. The approach to pain management compresses routine pain assessments, utilizes both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions, and requires ongoing reevaluation of the patient. Cancer pain can be well controlled in the vast majority of patients if the algorithms of pain control are systematically applied, carefully monitored, and tailored to the needs of the individual patient.This study is aimed to assess the current pain managements in upper gastrointestinal cancer patients in Taiwan. The effects of neuropathic pain and depression on the enrolled patients would also be assessed.
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Observational
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample
Admitted patients or out patients in National Cheng Kung University Hospital (a medical center)
  • Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Depression
  • Quality of Life
  • Upper GI Cancer
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Advanced upper GI cancer patients
Upper GI cancers include: esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, ampulla vater cancer, pancreatic cancer and cholangiocarcinoma.
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Completed
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September 2014
September 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • with a diagnose of advanced upper GI cancer based on pathology or imaging studies
  • could report pain intensities and answer questionnaires by him/herself

Exclusion Criteria:

  • with major neurologic or psychiatric diseases
  • could not report pain intensities and answer questionnaires by him/herself
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Taiwan
 
 
NCT01718821
A-ER-101-134
No
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Hsu-chih Chien, National Cheng Kung University
National Cheng Kung University
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Principal Investigator: Yea-huei Kao Yang Institute of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, National Cheng Kung University
National Cheng Kung University
September 2014