Persistent Pain to Impair Daily Activities Following Thoracic Surgery

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kim Wildgaard, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: January 4, 2012
Last updated: January 5, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

Can pain impairment of daily activities be shown to be procedure specific, and thus used as an alternative to pain scoring.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Persistent Pain to Impair Daily Activities Following Thoracic Surgery

Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain impairment [ Time Frame: >12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    We measure persistent pain impairment in patient > 12 months folowing surgery

Enrollment: 396
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Thoracic surgery
Lung cancer patients


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 having thoracic surgery for lung cancer


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 years old
  • Elective lung cancer surgery (VATS)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-Danish residence
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01505322

Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
Copenhagen,, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Principal Investigator: Kim Wildgaard, MD Section for Surgical Pathophysiology
Study Director: Henrik Kehlet, MD Section for Surgical Pathophysiology
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Kim Wildgaard, MD, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier: NCT01505322     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RH2011-srv01
Study First Received: January 4, 2012
Last Updated: January 5, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: Danish Board of Health

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
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