Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
28/04/2006
Date assigned
28/04/2006
Last edited
28/04/2006
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr E.M.L. Verschuur

ORCID ID

Contact details

Erasmus Medical Center
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
P.O. Box 2040
Rotterdam
3000 CA
Netherlands
+31 (0)10 4634513
e.verschuur@erasmusmc.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

VETO study

Study hypothesis

Have home visits performed by a nurse practitioner, compared with standard medical follow-up, a positive impact on the quality of life of patients who have undergone an operation for esophageal carcinoma?

Ethics approval

Ethics approval received from the local medical ethics committee

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Esophageal cancer

Intervention

Nurse-led follow-up by home visits versus standard medical follow-up (out-patient clinic).

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Quality of Life.

Secondary outcome measures

1. Patient satisfaction
2. Costs

Overall trial start date

15/01/2004

Overall trial end date

01/05/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patients have undergone esophageal cancer surgery
2. Informed consent

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

100

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients are unable to understand the Dutch language.

Recruitment start date

15/01/2004

Recruitment end date

01/05/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam
3000 CA
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

P.O. Box 2040
Rotterdam
3000 CA
Netherlands

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Dutch Digestive Diseases Foundation

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes