Analysis of Palliative Surgery in View of Quality of Life and Prognosis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2008 by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00690391
First received: May 30, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to define if palliative surgery in patients with cancer improves quality of life and prognosis.


Condition
Cancer
Quality of Life

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of Palliative Surgery in View of Quality of Life and Prognosis

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Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals:

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Surgical observation
patients with cancer in a palliative setting and in need of surgical interventions

Detailed Description:

The purpose of this study is to find out if palliative surgery in patients with cancer improves quality of life and prognosis. There will be a scheduled assessment of quality of life and assessment of postoperative complications. prognostic scoring will be performed before surgical intervention.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with plannes surgery and cancer in he University hospital Frankfurt

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of inoperable cancer
  • planned surgery
  • able to give interview
  • written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unconsciousness
  • psychiatric disorder
  • not able to communicate in German
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00690391

Contacts
Contact: Christoph Wullstein, PD Dr. +49696301 ext 83563 Christoph.Wullstein@kgu.de

Locations
Germany
University hospital Frankfurt Recruiting
Frankfurt, Germany, 60590
Principal Investigator: Chrstoph Wullstein, PD Dr.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christoph Wullstein, PD DR. University Hospital, Frankfurt
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: PD Dr. Christoph Wullstein
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690391     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PS2008
Study First Received: May 30, 2008
Last Updated: May 30, 2008
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals:
surgery
prognostic
palliation

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014