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Quality of Life After Radiofrequency Ablation of Pancreatic Cancer

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02637596
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 22, 2015
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jan Hlavsa, Brno University Hospital

Brief Summary:
A prospective clinical study evaluating quality of life (QoL) in pancreatic cancer patients treated with intraoperative radiofrequency ablation (RFA).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pancreatic Cancer Procedure: Radiofrequency ablation Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Quality of Life After Intraoperative Radiofrequency Ablation of Pancreatic Cancer
Study Start Date : February 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: RFA group
Twenty-fourth consecutive patients with histologically proved pancreatic cancer [stage IIb (n=4), III (n=15), IV (n=5) ]underwent intraoperative RFA of primary tumor.
Procedure: Radiofrequency ablation
After laparotomy, intraoperative IOUS quided RFA of primary tumor was performed.
Other Name: RFA

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life after RFA of pancreatic cancer [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    Quality of life will be evaluated using EORTC C 30 and pan 26 questionaire preoperatively and three months after RFA

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 3- months perioperative morbidity and mortality [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    Three months morbidity and mortality will be evaluated using Dindo-Clavien classification

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Overall Survival [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • histologically proved locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer. Patients with histologically proved resectable pancreatic cancer with low Karnofsky index.

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Exclusion Criteria:

  • cystic tumor

age under 18

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02637596

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Czech Republic
Department of surgery Masaryk University Hostpital Brno
Brno, Bohunice, Czech Republic, 62500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brno University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Jan Hlavsa, MD, PhD Department of surgery Masaryk University Hospital Brno
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Responsible Party: Jan Hlavsa, Jan Hlavsa MD, PhD, principal investigator, Brno University Hospital Identifier: NCT02637596    
Other Study ID Numbers: NT 14579-3
First Posted: December 22, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Publication as manuscript
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases