Adhesion Formation Following Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Surgery

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ethicon Endo-Surgery
Information provided by:
University of Surrey
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00530322
First received: September 13, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

To ascertain whether there are fewer adhesions (internal scars) formed following laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for colorectal diseases than traditional open surgery.


Condition Intervention
Adhesions
Procedure: Laparoscopy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Adhesion Formation Following Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Surgery

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Further study details as provided by University of Surrey:

Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Control: A
Patients who have had previous open colorectal surgery and are referred for a further operative procedure, at which time a "second-look" laparoscopy can be performed.
Procedure: Laparoscopy
A "second-look" laparoscopy, in patients who require further surgery (for example a liver resection or closure of ileostomy).
Case: B
Patients who have had a previous laparoscopic colorectal procedure and are having a "second-look" procedure
Procedure: Laparoscopy
A "second-look" laparoscopy, in patients who require further surgery (for example a liver resection or closure of ileostomy).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Previous elective colonic or rectal resection
  • Having a further operative intervention at which time a laparoscopy can be performed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children <18
  • Further surgery not relating to the primary colorectal surgery
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00530322

Locations
United Kingdom
The Royal Surrey County Hospital
Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom, GU2 4JX
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Surrey
Ethicon Endo-Surgery
Investigators
Study Director: Timothy A Rockall, FRCS The Royal Surrey County Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00530322     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06/Q1909/68
Study First Received: September 13, 2007
Last Updated: September 13, 2007
Health Authority: United Kingdom: National Health Service

Keywords provided by University of Surrey:
Adhesions
Laparoscopy
Colorectal surgery
Colorectal disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tissue Adhesions
Cicatrix
Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 25, 2014