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Hand Grip Strength as a Marker of Frailty in Surgical Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02966470
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 17, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yale University

Brief Summary:
This study aims to assess if grip strength can be used as a single, objective surrogate of frailty assessment in the surgical population.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Frailty Device: Obtain grip strength from a standardized gripometer

Detailed Description:
Frailty is associated with worse outcomes. Current screening surveys are cumbersome, most containing multiple components. For frail patients particularly, it can be difficult to ascertain all the information requested. There is a need for a simple, one step, objective screening measure of frailty. There is some evidence in the medicine patients that grip strength may be related to frailty, but no such information is available for surgical patients.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Hand Grip Strength as a Marker of Frailty in Surgical Patients
Estimated Study Start Date : February 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Flu

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
General surgery patient
General surgery patient admitted to the Section of General Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care who are over 60.
Device: Obtain grip strength from a standardized gripometer
Obtain grip strength from a standardized gripometer, 3 times on each hand




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. linear regression of grip strength to frailty survey score [ Time Frame: 10 minutes at the time of admission ]

    Their frailty survey and grip strength scores will also be recorded for analysis.

    We will analyze the data by linear regression of grip strength to frailty survey score.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
General surgery patients admitted to the Section of General Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care who are over the age of 60.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • General surgery patient admitted to the Section of General Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care
  • Age >60

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Untreated or metastatic malignancy
  • Prisoners

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02966470


Contacts
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Contact: Casey Hill 203-688-3878 Casey.Hill@ynhh.org

Sponsors and Collaborators
Yale University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Kevin Pei, MD Yale University

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Responsible Party: Yale University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02966470     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1609018398
First Posted: November 17, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Yale University:
surgical outcomes
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Frailty
Pathologic Processes