Measuring Patient Expectations for Thyroid Surgery: Development of a Patient-Reported Outcomes Instrument
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
To establish a patient-reported outcomes tool for measuring preoperative expectations in patients undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer.
This will be done by conducting qualitative semistructured interviews with 15 thyroid cancer patients (pre- and postoperatively) to identify recurring themes about their expectations regarding thyroid surgery.
Snehal Patel, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
United States: Institutional Review Board
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