Quality of Life After Surgery for Pancreatic Carcinoma
Patients Suspected for a Pancreatic (Pre-)Malignancy
Conditions: official terms
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Study Type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
Pancreatic cancer has a high mortality rate. Patients with an intended curative resection show a median survival of 17-23 months. Therefore, quality of life is very important in this patient group. In this study, the effect of pancreatic surgery on quality of life is measured.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- patients with a suspected pancreatic malignancy

- eligible for surgery with curative intent

- being able to complete questionnaires in Dutch

- age >=18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

- none
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Quintus Molenaar, MD PhD - +31 88 7556968 - I.Q.Molenaar@umcutrecht.nl
Start Date
March 2012
Completion Date
June 2016
UMC Utrecht
UMC Utrecht
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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