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Minimal Invasiveness of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 8, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 10, 2009
Information provided by:
Second Military Medical University

Brief Summary:
The investigators had performed more than 250 cases of breast approach endoscopic thyroidectomy (BAET). The goal of this study is to evaluate whether BAET could be a minimally invasive procedure under the expert's hands.

Condition or disease
Thyroid Nodule

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Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Minimal Invasiveness of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Endoscopy

1:endoscopic group
patients underwent endoscopic thyroidectomy
2:conventional group
patients underwent open thyroidectomy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Serum IL-6 and CRP levels before and after operation [ Time Frame: 0, 2, 12, 24, 48 hours after surgery ]
  2. Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) score [ Time Frame: 2, 12, 24, 48 hours after surgery ]
  3. Cosmetic outcomes after surgery [ Time Frame: 3 months after surgery ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients admitted in the ward who are diagnosed with thyroid nodule and will undergo thyroidectomy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • thyroidectomy nodule diagnosed by ultrasound

Exclusion Criteria:

  • thyroid carcinoma

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00877630

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Minimally Invasive Surgical Center of Changzhang Hospital
Shanghai, China, 200003
Sponsors and Collaborators
Second Military Medical University
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Study Director: Ming Qiu, MD., Ph D SMMU
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Responsible Party: Ming Qiu/Minimally Invasive Surgical Center, Changzheng Hospital affiliated to SMMU Identifier: NCT00877630    
Other Study ID Numbers: SMMU-2-2009-2
First Posted: April 8, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 10, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Thyroid Nodule
Thyroid Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Thyroid Diseases