Prospective, Randomized Trial of the Effects on HRQoL, Cost-Utility and Reintervention Rate, of Nurse Home Visits, in Patients With SEMS Treated Malignant Disease in the Esophagus and Cardia.
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.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
HRQoL, EORTC C-30, EOS-18
Michael B Mortensen, MD,PhD
Afd A, OUH
Denmark: The Danish National Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics
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