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Open vs Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy for Pyloric Stenosis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00144924
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2008 by Institute of Child Health.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 5, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 13, 2008
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health

Brief Summary:
Comparison of open and laparoscopic pyloromyotomy

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pyloric Stenosis Procedure: pyloromyotomy Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study Start Date : June 2004
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2008

Intervention Details:
  • Procedure: pyloromyotomy
    laparoscopic pyloromytomy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to full feeds [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  2. Post operative length of stay [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  3. Episodes of post-operative vomiting [ Time Frame: 24h ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Peri-operative complications [ Time Frame: 24h ]
  2. Post-operative complications [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  3. Anaesthetic time [ Time Frame: 24h ]
  4. Operating time [ Time Frame: 24h ]
  5. Post-operative pain and analgesia requirements [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  6. Cosmetic outcome [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  7. Total in-hospital costs [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All infants with pyloric stenosis

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00144924

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Contact: Nigel Hall, Mr

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United Kingdom
Institute of Child Health/Great Ormond Street Hospital Recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: Nigel Hall, Mr   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Child Health
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Principal Investigator: Nigel Hall, Mr Institute of Child Health
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: R&D Office, Institute of Child Health Identifier: NCT00144924    
Other Study ID Numbers: 03SG45
First Posted: September 5, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pyloric Stenosis
Gastric Outlet Obstruction
Constriction, Pathologic
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Stomach Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases