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

September 13, 2007
September 13, 2007
June 2006
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Adhesion Formation Following Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Surgery
Adhesion Formation Following Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Surgery

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

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Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Adhesions
Procedure: Laparoscopy
A "second-look" laparoscopy, in patients who require further surgery (for example a liver resection or closure of ileostomy).
  • 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.
    Intervention: Procedure: Laparoscopy
  • Case: B
    Patients who have had a previous laparoscopic colorectal procedure and are having a "second-look" procedure
    Intervention: Procedure: Laparoscopy
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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September 2007
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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
Both
18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United Kingdom
 
NCT00530322
06/Q1909/68
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University of Surrey
Ethicon Endo-Surgery
Study Director: Timothy A Rockall, FRCS The Royal Surrey County Hospital
University of Surrey
September 2007

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