RCT on Elderly Patients Undergoing Colorectal Cancer Surgery With Enhanced Geriatric Care
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02352688|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 2, 2015
Last Update Posted : July 21, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Colorectal Cancer||Procedure: Enhanced Colorectal Geriatric Care||Not Applicable|
Additional geriatric care involves appropriate assessments and interventions by a multidisciplinary team involving geriatricians, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, surgical team, dietician and social worker. It is divided into three stages of care: 1) preoperative assessment, 2) perioperative care and 3) discharge or rehabilitation. In preoperative assessment, a comprehensive geriatric assessment will be carried out which encompasses patients medical and social backgrounds, cognitive status, nutritional assessment and risk factors identification. Perioperative care includes a joint care by surgical and geriatric teams aiming to prevent and treat any postoperative complications. Discharge and rehabilitation aim to identifies and facilities any potential discharge problem or accelerates patients for rehabilitation to the appropriate locations.
Standard surgical care will be given to patients who are undergoing colorectal cancer surgery but without the additional input mentioned above.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||74 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Randomised Controlled Trial on Preoperative Elderly Patients Undergoing Colorectal Cancer Surgery With Enhanced Geriatric Input|
|Study Start Date :||May 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2017|
Active Comparator: Enhanced Colorectal Geriatric Care
Multidisciplinary team involving in the elderly colorectal cancer patients' pre-, peri- and postoperative care.
Procedure: Enhanced Colorectal Geriatric Care
No Intervention: Standard Surgical Care
Standard care given to elderly patients undergoing colorectal cancer resection.
- Length of postoperative hospital stay [ Time Frame: up to 90 days ]
- 30-day morbidity [ Time Frame: 30 day from time of surgery ]
- 30-day mortality [ Time Frame: 30 day from time of surgery ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02352688
|Prince of Wales Hospital|
|Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
|Principal Investigator:||Tony Mak, MD||Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China|