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The aim of this study is to compare, specialist nurse home visits in patients with inoperable cancer in the esophagus or cardia, who are palliated with Self Expanding Metal Stent, to standard patient contact with regards to quality of life, number and character of reinterventions and cost-effectiveness.
The aim of this study is to compare, specialist nurse home visits in patients with inoperable cancer in the esophagus or gastro-esophageal junction (cardia), who are palliated with Self Expanding Metal Stent, to standard patient contact with regards to quality of life, number and character of reinterventions and cost-effectiveness.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Home visits, standard
Afd A, OUH
Odense University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:51-0400
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