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Patient Satisfaction With Placement of Implantable Venous Access Devices


Phase 1
18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific

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Trial Information

Patient Satisfaction With Placement of Implantable Venous Access Devices


OBJECTIVES:

- To determine patient satisfaction with subcutaneous venous-access device placement in
oncology patients.

OUTLINE: Patients complete a computer-based survey while in the treatment area of the
Vanderbilt Oncology Clinic. Basic demographic information and basic information regarding
the placement of the device and complications are collected from the patient's medical
record.

Inclusion Criteria


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Diagnosis of a solid tumor malignancy

- No hematological malignancy

- Patient at the Vanderbilt Oncology Clinic

- Has undergone placement of a subcutaneous, single-lumen venous-access device within
the past 6 months

- No patients who have had ≥ 2 venous-access devices placed by ≥ 1 department

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- See Disease Characteristics

- Not currently undergoing preparation for or process of stem cell transplantation

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Outcome Measure:

Overall satisfaction with port placement

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Kristin Ancell, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Authority:

Unspecified

Study ID:

CDR0000669012

NCT ID:

NCT01098643

Start Date:

October 2009

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
  • unspecified adult solid tumor, protocol specific
  • Neoplasms

Name

Location

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer CenterNashville, Tennessee  37232-6838
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center - Cool SpringsNashville, Tennessee  37064