Effects of Malnutrition on Colon Cancer Patients With Abdominal Surgery

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00622999
First received: February 14, 2008
Last updated: March 10, 2011
Last verified: March 2011
  Purpose

The prevalence of malnutrition in patients with colorectal cancer is recorded. We want to find out, if a malnourished patient has more complications after the elective surgery.


Condition
Malnutrition
Colon Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Malnutrition on Colon Cancer Patients With Abdominal Surgery

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Complication rate [ Time Frame: during stay ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mortality [ Time Frame: during stay ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 186
Study Start Date: January 2003
Study Completion Date: January 2005
Primary Completion Date: January 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
All
All patients

Detailed Description:

All patients attending elective colorectal surgery are screened for malnutrition in advance. Their length of stay in the hospital and the complications are recorded.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients undergoing colorectal surgery with diagnosed malignity.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Colorectal Carcinoma
  • Elective surgery
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Survival < 4 weeks
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Locations
Switzerland
Kantonsspital
Aarau, Switzerland, 5001
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Investigators
Study Chair: Stefan F Mühlebach, Prof Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. med. Zeno Sanga, Inselspital Bern
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00622999     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Malnutr_Colon_CH_2007, Study ID: 2000/049
Study First Received: February 14, 2008
Last Updated: March 10, 2011
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:
Malnutrition
Colon cancer
Colon surgery
Outcome
Complication rate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colonic Neoplasms
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 16, 2014