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Quality of Life (QOL) Following Parathyroid Surgery

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00205452
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: October 16, 2012
Last verified: October 2012

September 13, 2005
October 16, 2012
June 2003
October 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Quality of Life (QOL) Following Parathyroid Surgery
Does Quality of Life Improve Following Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery?

The only established treatment for the complete resolution of hyperparathyroidism is the surgical removal of the affected glands. While proven as a means of resolving hyperparathyroidism, there have been no comprehensive preoperative and postoperative assessments to determine quality of life for patients undergoing minimally invasive vs. traditional parathyroid surgery. Quality of life will be assessed in subjects undergoing minimally invasive procedures and traditional procedures using a clinically validated survey. We will gather data one week preoperatively as well as one week and one year postoperatively then compare the survey results from the two study groups to each other. We will also compare the study groups to a control group consisting of patients undergoing thyroid surgery. Our ultimate goal is to clarify if minimally invasive parathyroid surgery techniques contribute to a higher patient quality of life as compared to traditional techniques.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Subjects undergoing parathyroid surgery

Parathyroidectomy
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Completed
200
October 2008
October 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • parathyroidectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • subjects under the age of 18
Both
18 Years and older
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United States
 
NCT00205452
2003-164
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University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Principal Investigator: Herbert Chen, MD University of Wisconsin Medical School
University of Wisconsin, Madison
October 2012

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