Satisfaction With Placement of Implantable Venous Access Devices in Patients With Solid Tumors

2014-07-23 21:09:38 | BioPortfolio


RATIONALE: Gathering information about patients with solid tumors who have implantable venous access devices may help doctors learn more about patient satisfaction.

PURPOSE: This phase I trial is studying satisfaction with placement of implantable venous access devices in patients with solid tumors.



- 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.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Health Services Research


Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific


computer-assisted intervention, medical chart review, questionnaire administration, survey administration


Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center - Cool Springs
United States




National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

View Results


Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:38-0400

Clinical Trials [2575 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Questionnaire in Screening Older Patients With Cancer

RATIONALE: A screening questionnaire may help doctors plan better treatment for older patients with cancer. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying a questionnaire in screening older pat...

Medical Nutrition Therapy or Standard Care in Treating Patients With Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, or Stage III or Stage IV Prostate Cancer

RATIONALE: Gathering information about changes in weight and body composition over time in patients with cancer may help doctors learn more about medical nutrition therapy and quality of l...

Studying Different Doses of Opioids in Hospice Patients With Cancer-Related Pain

RATIONALE: Opioids lessen pain caused by cancer. Giving different doses of opioids in may give better pain relief. Gathering information about pain control from patients with cancer and th...

Retrospective Chart Review Study of Korlym for the Treatment of ACTH Independent Cushing's Syndrome

Chart review study to collect patient data from medical charts of patients who have been treated with Korlym® for the treatment of ACTH independent adrenal Cushing's Syndrome.

NCCN Renal Cell Registry

This study will consist of three parts: 1) a retrospective chart review of patients treated for mRCC from July 2013 until the start of the educational intervention; 2) an educational progr...

PubMed Articles [27946 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cardiovascular comorbidities in a United States patient population with hemophilia A: A comprehensive chart review.

Previous retrospective claims database analyses reported increased prevalence and earlier onset of cardiovascular comorbidities in patients with versus without hemophilia A. A comprehensive chart revi...

Inter- and Intra-Rater Reliability of Computer-Assisted Planimetry in Experimental Stroke Research.

Computer-assisted planimetry is widely used in experimental stroke research to assess the size of the ischemic lesion or hemispheric volume.

Computer-Assisted Cognitive-Behavior Therapy in Medical Care Settings.

We reviewed research on computer-assisted cognitive-behavior therapy (CCBT) performed in medical settings with the goals of assessing the effectiveness of this newer method of treatment delivery, eval...

Computer-Assisted Surgery for Total Knee Replacement: Navigating Toward Improved Outcomes: Commentary on an article by Gunnar Petursson, MD, et al.: "Computer-Assisted Compared with Conventional Total Knee Replacement. A Multicenter Parallel-Group Randomized Controlled Trial".

Leveraging Natural Language Processing: Toward Computer-Assisted Scoring of Patient Notes in the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam.

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam uses physician raters to evaluate patient notes written by examinees. In this Invited Commentary, the authors d...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Computer-assisted study of methods for obtaining useful quantitative solutions to problems that have been expressed mathematically.

Computer-assisted processing of electric, ultrasonic, or electronic signals to interpret function and activity.

Computer-assisted mathematical calculations of beam angles, intensities of radiation, and duration of irradiation in radiotherapy.

Computer systems utilized as adjuncts in the treatment of disease.

Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.

More From BioPortfolio on "Satisfaction With Placement of Implantable Venous Access Devices in Patients With Solid Tumors"

Quick Search


Relevant Topics

Clincial Trials
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...

  Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Head & Neck Cancers Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukemia Lung Cancer Melanoma Myeloma Ovarian Cancer Pancreatic Cancer ...

Searches Linking to this Trial