Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection (STARR) for Outlet Obstruction: Functional and Morphological Outcome

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00521872
First received: August 27, 2007
Last updated: June 25, 2008
Last verified: August 2007
  Purpose

This study compares pre- and postoperative (at 6 month) quality of life and pathomorphology of the pelvis (by MRI defecation) after a STARR procedure for outlet obstruction.

  • Trial with surgical intervention

Condition Intervention Phase
Surgery
Constipation
Procedure: STARR Operation
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection (STARR) for Outlet Obstruction: Functional and Morphological Outcome

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pathomorphological changes of the pelvis (by MRI): intussuception, rectocele, defecation angles

Study Start Date: April 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • All patients at our institution treated with the STARR operation

Exclusion criteria:

  • Age under 18,
  • Chronic or acute inflammatory disease of the bowel or rectum
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Locations
Switzerland
UniversitätsSpital Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00521872     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 33-2006
Study First Received: August 27, 2007
Last Updated: June 25, 2008
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
surgery (STARR operation)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Constipation
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms

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