The Validity and Reliability of FIT-HaNSA in Breast Cancer Patients

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Sep 1, 2022
  • participants needed
    30
  • sponsor
    Gazi University
Updated on 18 March 2021

Summary

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women and covers 25% of all cancers. After mastectomy and reconstruction, many patients develop various upper extremity complications such as joint movement limitation, pain, lymphedema, and axillary cord. Because of such upper extremity problems, evaluation and treatment of upper extremity functions are important. Upper extremity functions are generally evaluated with questionnaires filled out by the patients themselves and which reflect their own perspectives subjectively. However, these questionnaires cannot reflect the observations and evaluations of the clinicians. Performance tests are important for clinicians to make decisions.

With this study, we want to examine the usability of the FIT-HaNSA test in the evaluation of upper extremity functions in patients with breast cancer. Our hypothesis; The FtHaNSA test is successful in evaluating the upper extremity function in patients with breast cancer.

Details
Condition Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Upper Extremity Dysfunction, breast carcinoma, cancer, breast, FIT-HaNSA, FIT-HaNSA
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04795778
SponsorGazi University
Last Modified on18 March 2021

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Inclusion Criteria

Those whose treatments for breast cancer have been completed 18 years and over

Exclusion Criteria

Have a history of upper extremity surgery, excluding breast cancer surgery Have a history of upper extremity trauma Those who have orthopedic, neurological, rheumatological or cognitive impairments that may interfere with the application of the test
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