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Muscle Pressure in the Flank Position

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of California, Irvine Identifier:
First received: November 2, 2006
Last updated: December 11, 2008
Last verified: December 2008
Using healthy volunteers, participants will lay on an operating room table in various positions employed during kidney surgery. Using a pressure sensor mat, we hope to determine which areas of the body are subject to higher pressures. Using padding devices (foam, gel, water mattress)which are currently used in the operating room will be employed and measurements will be taken to determine which padding material and configurations is optimal to reduce the pressure to those body parts at risk for excessive pressure subject during laparoscopic surgery.

Condition Intervention
Tissue Breakdown Device: surgical table pressure mat

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Muscle Pressure in the Flank Position

Further study details as provided by University of California, Irvine:

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: October 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with musculoskeletal disabilities
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00395980

United States, California
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Orange, California, United States, 92868
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Irvine
Principal Investigator: Leslie A. Deane, MD University of California, Irvine
  More Information

Responsible Party: Leslie Deane, MD, University of California, Irvine Identifier: NCT00395980     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-5106
Study First Received: November 2, 2006
Last Updated: December 11, 2008 processed this record on August 16, 2017