Quality of Life in Men Undergoing Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Versus Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy
Prostatic Neoplasms - Quality of Life
Conditions: official terms
Prostatic Neoplasms
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
Not yet recruiting
This study is prospective evaluation of quality of life in men undergoing robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy.
Detailed Description
Preoperatively, enrolled patients will complete questionnaires called EPIC that will ask about urinary, sexual, bowel and hormonal function

At 1, 3,6,9 and 12 months after surgery, pateints will complete the questionnaires again.

All will be enrolled at Samsung Medical Center
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Male
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Pathologic diagnosis of prostate adenocarcinoma

- Clinical stage: AJCC (VI) stage T1-T2 N0M0

- Primary treatment at Samsung Medical Center for prostate cancer using: radical retropubic prostatectomy, robotic prostatectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

- Clinical Stage: T3, T4, nodal or distant metastasis

- All kind of neoadjuvant, concurrent and adjuvant treatment

- poor health forced a patient into dropout
Start Date
August 2010
Completion Date
January 2014
Samsung Medical Center
Samsung Medical Center
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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