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Quality of Life and Pain Outcomes Following Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Anatomic Lung Resection Versus Thoracotomy and Anatomic Lung Resection


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Lung Cancer, Quality of Life, Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS), Thoracotomy

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Trial Information

Quality of Life and Pain Outcomes Following Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Anatomic Lung Resection Versus Thoracotomy and Anatomic Lung Resection


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patients with histologically confirmed or suspected clinical stage I non small cell
lung cancer (including carcinoid tumors) based on standard staging (CT, PET, ±
mediastinoscopy).

- Patients offered a VATS anatomic lung resection or a standard, posterolateral
thoracotomy and anatomic lung resection at MSKCC.

- Patients cannot have had prior therapy, including surgery for the current lesion,
systemic chemotherapy or external beam radiotherapy.

- KPS ≥ 70.

- Synchronous primaries within one lobe.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients who have already undergone the planned operation.

- Patients who cannot tolerate segmentectomy or lobectomy.

- Patients with locally advanced or metastatic disease found either preoperatively or
at the time of operation.

- Patients who are non- English speaking

- Patients with multi-focal disease

- Patients with con-current cancers

- Patients with benign disease.

- Patients who are unwilling or unable to return to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer
Center for postoperative follow-up for the first year following their operation.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Determine the postoperative change in QOL and level of pain in patients with clinical stage I NSCLC undergoing VATS anatomic lung resection and for patients with clinical stage I NSCLC undergoing thoracotomy and anatomic lung resection

Outcome Time Frame:

conclusion of study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Nabil Rizk, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

05-006

NCT ID:

NCT00598000

Start Date:

February 2005

Completion Date:

February 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Quality of Life
  • Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
  • Thoracotomy
  • Lung cancer
  • Quality of Life
  • VATS
  • thoracotomy
  • 05-006
  • Lung Neoplasms

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Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021