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BRIEF TITLE: Using Patient Centered Data and Behavioral Economics to Improve Mobility and Reduce Readmissions After Major Abdominal Surgery for Cancer

Using Patient Centered Data and Behavioral Economics to Improve Mobility and Reduce Readmissions After Major Abdominal Surgery for Cancer


  • Org Study ID: 833829
  • Secondary ID:
  • NCT ID: NCT04314778
  • NCT Alias:
  • Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania - Other
  • Source: University of Pennsylvania

Brief Summary

This is a two-arm randomized, controlled trial during the postoperative period after major abdominal surgery for cancer, including for example radical cystectomy, nephrectomy, colectomy, comparing a control group that uses a wearable device to track physical activity to an intervention group that uses the same wearable devices and receives a supportive social incentive-based gamification intervention to adhere to a step goal program.

Overal Status Start Date Phase Study Type
Recruiting November 15, 2019 N/A Interventional

Primary Outcomes:

Primary Outcome 1 - Measure: Change in mean daily step count from the baseline step count during two days after the surgery to the hospital discharge

Primary Outcome 1 - Time Frame: From baseline step count after a two-day run-in period after the surgery to the time of hospital discharge postoperatively.

Condition:

  • Bladder Cancer

Eligibility

Criteria:
Inclusion Criteria:

- Age 18 years or older

- diagnosis of cancer undergoing definitive surgical treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

- Inability to provide consent

- does not have daily access to a smartphone compatible with the wearable device and not
willing to use a device that the investigators can provide them

- any other medical conditions that would prohibit participation in a physical activity
program
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Gender: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Healthy Volunteers: No

Overall Contact

Name: Daniel Lee, MD

Phone: 215-662-2891

Email: Daniel.Lee4@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Locations

Facility Status Contact
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States
Recruiting Daniel J Lee, MD, MS
215-662-2891
Daniel.Lee4@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States
Recruiting George Lin, BS
215-615-3780
George.Lin@pennmedicine.upenn.edu