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Evaluation of a Rehabilitation Program After Lung Surgery

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hopital Foch Identifier:
First received: August 28, 2009
Last updated: January 4, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

Fast track programs, multimodal therapy strategies, have been introduced in many surgical fields to minimize postoperative morbidity and mortality. This study is intended to evaluate a rehabilitation program in comparison with a historical series.

Thoracic Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of a Rehabilitation Program After Lung Surgery (Prospective Observational Study)

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Further study details as provided by Hopital Foch:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • length of postoperative hospital stay [ Time Frame: end of hospitalisation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Program Monitoring [ Time Frame: end of hospitalisation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • postoperative complications [ Time Frame: end of hospitalisation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

tertiary care clinic


Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patient
  • ASA 1, 2 or 3
  • lung surgery (postero-lateral or axillary approach)
  • epidural analgesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • preoperative oxygen therapy
  • lack of autonomy
  • unstable coronary artery disease
  • FEV1 < 50%
  • pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00969358

Dept of Anesthesiology, Hôpital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92150
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
Study Chair: Marc Fischler, MD Hôpital Foch
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hopital Foch Identifier: NCT00969358     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009/12
Study First Received: August 28, 2009
Last Updated: January 4, 2012
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis) processed this record on November 25, 2014