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Goitres Influence on Voice Function - The Impact of Surgery (SOLOIST)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2016 by Jesper Roed Sorensen, University of Southern Denmark.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : June 11, 2015
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2016
Odense University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jesper Roed Sorensen, University of Southern Denmark

Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to investigate the influence benign non-toxic goitre and the surgical treatment hereof on the voice function before and 6 months following surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Goiter Procedure: Thyroidectomy

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Impact of Surgical Treatment of Benign Non-toxic Goiter on the Voice Function
Study Start Date : November 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2018

Intervention Details:
  • Procedure: Thyroidectomy
    Regular thyroidectomy or hemithyroidectomy through Kocher's skin incision

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of patients with changed frequency range in voice function following thyroidectomy [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Change in frequency range (Hz) of the Voice Range Profiler Phonetogram from baseline to 6 months after surgery.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients undergoing hemi- or total thyroidectomy at Odense University Hospital for benign symptomatic non-toxic goiter

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients undergoing hemi- or total thyroidectomy for benign non-toxic goiter with pressure symptoms
  • The patients must be able to understand, write and read Danish

Exclusion criteria:

  • Previous surgery to the neck
  • Diabetes or any neuromuscular disorders.
  • Present or previous head and neck malignancy, including malignancy found in the surgical thyroid specimen or suspicion hereof.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02468921

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Odense University Hospital
Odense, Denmark, 5000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark
Odense University Hospital
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Study Director: Christian Godballe, Professor University of Southern Denmark
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Responsible Party: Jesper Roed Sorensen, MD, University of Southern Denmark Identifier: NCT02468921    
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20131
First Posted: June 11, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Keywords provided by Jesper Roed Sorensen, University of Southern Denmark:
thyroid disease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Thyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases