Health-related Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Pectus Carinatum (HRQoL)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01692392|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2014
|Condition or disease|
|Pectus Carinatum Quality of Life Pain, Postoperative Somatosensory Disorders|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||Short and Long-term Effects of Surgical Repair of Pectus Carinatum - A Questionnaire Study of Health-related Quality of Life, Persisten Post-surgical Pain and Sensory Disturbances.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2013|
Patients who have undergone surgical repair of pectus carinatum.
- Change from Baseline in health-related quality of life at 6 months [ Time Frame: From baseline (the day before surgery) to six month follow-up (six months after surgery) ]Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL) will be assessed by means of a validated Danish version of the Short-Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36)
- Persistent post-surgical pain [ Time Frame: Six month following surgery ]In this study persistent post-surgical pain is defined as pain developing after pectus surgery and lasting for at least 4 months. Other causes of pain (e.g. infection) and pain continuing from a pre-existing pain problem will be excluded.
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|Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vacular Surgery|
|Aarhus, Denmark, DK-8000|