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Pre-operative Physiotherapy to Prevent Post-operative Complications

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01389648
First Posted: July 8, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rambam Health Care Campus
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess the roll of pre-operative chest physiotherapy, in addition to the usual care given after major abdominal surgery, in the prevention of post-operative respiratory complications.

Condition Intervention
Abdominal Surgery Other: Pre Operative

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Effect of Pre-operative Chest Physiotherapy on Post-operative Complications After Major Abdominal Surgery.

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Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • respiratory complications [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    pneumonia, atelectasis


Enrollment: 157
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pre Operative
Pre operative chest physiotherapy treatment
Other: Pre Operative
Pre operative chest physiotherapy treatment
No Intervention: usual care

  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:

  • Major abdominal surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Respiratory Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Mental Disease
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01389648


Locations
Israel
Rambam Health Care Campus
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yoram Kluger, MD Rambam Health Care Campus
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rambam Health Care Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01389648     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: physiotherapyCTIL
First Submitted: July 6, 2011
First Posted: July 8, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013

Keywords provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:
adult

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes