Back to Clinical Trials

Brief Title: Using Patient Centered Data and Behavioral Economics to Improve Mobility and Reduce Readmissions After Major Abdominal Surgery

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

INTRODUCTION

  • Org Study ID: 833829
  • Secondary ID: N/A
  • NTC ID: NCT04314778
  • Sponsor: 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.

  • Overall Status
    Recruiting
  • Start Date
    November 15, 2019
  • Phase
    Not Applicable
  • Study Type
    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 - Timeframe: 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

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

Gender: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Healthy Volunteers: No

OFFICIAL INFORMATION

Name: N/A

Role: N/A

Affiliation: N/A

Overall Contact

Name: N/A

Phone: 215-662-2891, 215-614-5039

Email: Daniel.Lee4@pennmedicine.upenn.edu, Hanna.Stambakio@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

LOCATION

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