Chest Tube After a Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Pulmonary Wedge Resection (NOTUBE)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00841750|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2011 by Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander Clínica Carlos Ardila Lulle.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : February 11, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 20, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Lung Diseases, Interstitial Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary||Procedure: Do not leave a chest tube in the pleural cavity. Procedure: Do leave a chest tube in the pleural cavity.||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||The NoTube Study: Evaluation of the Necessity of a Chest Tube After a Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Pulmonary Wedge Resection.|
|Study Start Date :||July 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2012|
Experimental: No chest tube
No chest tube left in the pleural cavity at the end of a VATS pulmonary wedge resection.
Procedure: Do not leave a chest tube in the pleural cavity.
At the end of a VATS wedge resection, an air leak proof will take place and if no air leak is noted, the surgical incisions for thoracoscopy ports will be closed without leaving a chest tube inserted in the pleural cavity of the patient.
Active Comparator: Chest tube
Chest tube left in the pleural cavity at the end of a VATS pulmonary wedge resection.
Procedure: Do leave a chest tube in the pleural cavity.
At the end of a VATS wedge resection, a chest tube will be inserted in the pleural cavity of the patient through the inferior surgical incision for thoracoscopy port; the rest of the incisions will be closed.
- Pneumothorax >10% / Hemothorax [ Time Frame: 1 hour and 1-5 days postoperatively ]
- Pain (Visual analogue scale) [ Time Frame: At days 1-5 of hospitalization and at 1 month ]
- Surgical procedure duration [ Time Frame: At the end of surgery ]
- Hospital stay [ Time Frame: At patient discharge ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00841750
|Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota||Recruiting|
|Bogota, Bogota D.C., Colombia|
|Contact: Luis G Garcia-Herreros, MD (57)1 2152300 ext 1613 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Luis G Garcia-Herreros, MD|
|Clinica Chicamocha||Not yet recruiting|
|Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia|
|Contact: Carlos E Garavito, MD firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Luis F Tapias-Vargas 76382822 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Carlos E Garavito, MD|
|Principal Investigator: Luis F Tapias-Vargas|
|Principal Investigator: Laura I Valencia, MD|
|Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander Clinica Carlos Ardila Lulle||Recruiting|
|Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia|
|Contact: Leonidas Tapias, MD 76384160 ext 1717 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Leonidas Tapias-Vargas, MD 76382822 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Leonidas Tapias, MD|
|Principal Investigator: Leonidas Tapias-Vargas, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Leonidas Tapias, MD||Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander Clinica Carlos Ardila Lulle|
|Principal Investigator:||Luis C Orozco-Vargas, MD||Universidad Industrial de Santander|
|Study Chair:||Luis F Tapias-Vargas||Universidad Industrial de Santander|