A Study of Pre-Surgery Inspiratory Muscle Training for Patients who will have Surgery on Their Esophagus
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Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 15-009190
NCT ID: NCT02843750
Sponsor Protocol Number: 15-009190
About this study
The purpose of this study is to get definite evidence for the effectiveness of a short preoperative inspiratory muscle training protocol on the level of sickness and recovery of patients who are having the surgical removal of a portion of the esophagus.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Diagnosed with esophageal cancer
- Scheduled for esophageal resection at the Mayo Clinic Rochester with gastric conduit reconstruction
- Cognitively capable to understand and perform a preoperative program
- Able to follow the intervention program for at least 2 weeks before surgery (surgery is usually scheduled 4 to 12 weeks after radiation)
- Willing to sign the informed consent form
- Unable to communicate in the English language
- Participating in a conflicting trial concerning esophageal resection
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
|Mayo Clinic Location
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Roberto Benzo, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
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Study Results Summary
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Supplemental Study Information
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