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Adhesion Formation Following Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00530322
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 17, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To ascertain whether there are fewer adhesions (internal scars) formed following laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for colorectal diseases than traditional open surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Adhesions Procedure: Laparoscopy

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 46 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Adhesion Formation Following Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Surgery
Study Start Date : June 2006
Study Completion Date : September 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Adhesions
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
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).


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00530322     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06/Q1909/68
First Posted: September 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tissue Adhesions
Cicatrix
Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes