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Decision Aid for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Management

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01641887
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2013 by Chin Hur, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : July 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 4, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chin Hur, Massachusetts General Hospital

Brief Summary:
The study is to test a decision aid that is designed to help patients make decision regarding management of their gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Once the decision aid is constructed we will test and assess the aid on ~100 patients who have GERD to assess effectiveness.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Esophageal Cancer Barrett's Esophagus Other: Decision Aid

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Personalized Decision Aid for the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Study Start Date : January 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: GERD

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
GERD patients
Patients who have GERD will be recruited for this study.
Other: Decision Aid
Patients will use a decision aid administered on a computer.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Participant acceptability [ Time Frame: Patients will be surveyed on the day of the decision aid (1 day). ]
    Patients will be surveyed after using the intervention to determine if they felt it was useful and whether they would recommend it to others.

  2. Participant Satisfaction [ Time Frame: Patients will be surveyed on the day of the decision aid (1 day). ]
    The Patient Satisfaction with Decision Scale will be adapted for this study. This is a six-item scale has been shown to be reliable and valid.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient decisions [ Time Frame: Patients will be surveyed on the day of the decision aid (1 day). ]
    Patient intervention choice will be solicited both before and after the decision aid.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who have GERD who have not yet had endoscopy.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with GERD,
  • Age at least 18,
  • Able to give consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to perform decision aid on a computer

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01641887

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Contact: Chin Hur, MD, MPH 617.724.4445

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United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital Not yet recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Contact: Chin Hur    617-724-4445   
Principal Investigator: Chin Hur, MD, MPH         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital

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Responsible Party: Chin Hur, Principal Investigator, Massachusetts General Hospital Identifier: NCT01641887     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012-MGH-Hur-GERD
First Posted: July 17, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by Chin Hur, Massachusetts General Hospital:
Decision Aid

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Neoplasms
Esophagitis, Peptic
Barrett Esophagus
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Peptic Ulcer
Duodenal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Precancerous Conditions