Single Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, Mansoura University Identifier:
First received: August 25, 2011
Last updated: August 26, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

This is a randomized prospective study comparing single incision versus conventional laparoscopic appendectomy for management of acute appendicitis.

Condition Intervention
Acute Appendicitis
Procedure: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy
Procedure: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Mansoura University:

Enrollment: 2
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy
Placebo Comparator: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy


Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • perforation with peritonitis
  • lower abdominal scar
  • contraindications to laparoscopy
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

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Responsible Party: Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, assistant professor general surgery, Mansoura University Identifier: NCT01424631     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: lap appendectomy 123
Study First Received: August 25, 2011
Last Updated: August 26, 2011
Health Authority: mansoura university: faculty of medicine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Disease
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Cecal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes processed this record on April 23, 2014