The change in VIGOR score (as assessed by questionnaire) from baseline to 1) within 24 hours of surgery; 2) post-op Day 2; 3) Day 4 or 5 or hospital discharge; and 4) between post-op days 14 and 21.
Handgrip strength (JAMAR Hand Dynamometer using the stronger hand and in a standardized position and method repeated 3 times - the maximum force exerted was recorded), hemoglobin, and incidence of transfusion as described for primary outcome intervals.
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
November 22, 2006
April 6, 2010
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.