Quality of Life With Esophageal Stent Trial
Conditions
Esophageal Cancer - Gastro-esophageal Junction Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Esophageal Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Esophageal cancer, Cardia cancer, Health Related quality of Life, SEMS, Home visits
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Intervention
Name: Home visits Type: Behavioral
Name: standard Type: Behavioral
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
The aim of this study is to compare, specialist nurse home visits in patients with inoperable cancer in the esophagus or cardia, who are palliated with Self Expanding Metal Stent, to standard patient contact with regards to quality of life, number and character of reinterventions and cost-effectiveness.
Detailed Description
The aim of this study is to compare, specialist nurse home visits in patients with inoperable cancer in the esophagus or gastro-esophageal junction (cardia), who are palliated with Self Expanding Metal Stent, to standard patient contact with regards to quality of life, number and character of reinterventions and cost-effectiveness.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Malignant obstruction of esophagus or cardia treated with SEMS due to non-operable disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Mentally unable to fill out questionaire
Location
Afd A, OUH
Odense, Fyn, Denmark
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Bjerring, MD - steenbjerring@gmail.com
Start Date
January 2010
Completion Date
March 2012
Sponsors
Michael Bau Mortensen
Source
Odense University Hospital
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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