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Quality of Life With Esophageal Stent Trial (QUEST)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2011 by Michael Bau Mortensen, Odense University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01044511
First Posted: January 8, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2011
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Collaborator:
Odense University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Michael Bau Mortensen, Odense University Hospital
  Purpose
The aim of this study is to compare, specialist nurse home visits in patients with inoperable cancer in the esophagus or cardia, who are palliated with Self Expanding Metal Stent, to standard patient contact with regards to quality of life, number and character of reinterventions and cost-effectiveness.

Condition Intervention
Esophageal Cancer Gastro-esophageal Junction Cancer Behavioral: Home visits Behavioral: standard

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Prospective, Randomized Trial of the Effects on HRQoL, Cost-Utility and Reintervention Rate, of Nurse Home Visits, in Patients With SEMS Treated Malignant Disease in the Esophagus and Cardia.

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Further study details as provided by Michael Bau Mortensen, Odense University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HRQoL, EORTC C-30, EOS-18 [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: January 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Home visit
After SEMS placement, 2 home visits and a phonecall are made by a specialist nurse
Behavioral: Home visits
home visits by specialist nurse 2 times and 1 phonecall
Other Names:
  • Home visit,
  • pro active nurse care
Active Comparator: Standard
Standard contact via Hotline and traditional referring methods
Behavioral: standard
hotline
Other Names:
  • Phone Hotline
  • After hours phone line

Detailed Description:
The aim of this study is to compare, specialist nurse home visits in patients with inoperable cancer in the esophagus or gastro-esophageal junction (cardia), who are palliated with Self Expanding Metal Stent, to standard patient contact with regards to quality of life, number and character of reinterventions and cost-effectiveness.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Malignant obstruction of esophagus or cardia treated with SEMS due to non-operable disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mentally unable to fill out questionaire
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01044511


Contacts
Contact: Ole Steen Bjerring, MD + 45 23 84 06 96 steenbjerring@gmail.com
Contact: Michael B Mortensen, MD, PhD m.bau@dadlnet.dk

Locations
Denmark
Afd A, OUH Recruiting
Odense, Fyn, Denmark, 5000
Contact: Bjerring, MD       steenbjerring@gmail.com   
Contact: Mortensen, MD, PhD       m.bau@dadlnet.dk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Michael Bau Mortensen
Odense University Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Michael B Mortensen, MD,PhD Afd A, OUH
  More Information

Responsible Party: Michael Bau Mortensen, MD, PhD, Odense University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01044511     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: QUEST- AFD A
First Submitted: January 4, 2010
First Posted: January 8, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Keywords provided by Michael Bau Mortensen, Odense University Hospital:
Esophageal cancer
Cardia cancer
Health Related quality of Life
SEMS
Home visits

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases