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Laparoscopic Liver Resection

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2007 by IRCCS San Raffaele.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
IRCCS San Raffaele Identifier:
First received: November 1, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2007
History: No changes posted
The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic liver surgery.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: Laparoscopic liver surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation of Laparoscopic Liver Resection

Further study details as provided by IRCCS San Raffaele:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Perioperative Morbidity and mortality [ Time Frame: Perioperative ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient satisfation [ Time Frame: Perioperative ]
  • Patients satisfaction [ Time Frame: Postoperative ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Procedure: Laparoscopic liver surgery
Ultrasonic dissector, harmonic scalpel

Detailed Description:
Perioperative course of patients undergoing liver resection is evaluated.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients udergoing liver resection for benign or malignant tumors

Inclusion Criteria:

  • benign or malignant tumors
  • tumor size less than 12 cm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Operations that required laparotomic procedures
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00553033

Contact: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D, PhD 390226437806

Department of Surgery - Liver Unit, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Recruiting
Milan, Italy, 20132
Contact: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D PhD    +39-02-2643-7808   
Sponsors and Collaborators
IRCCS San Raffaele
Study Director: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D PhD Department of Surgery - Liver Unit, Scientific Institute San Raffaele
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00553033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LPSLIVER1 
Study First Received: November 1, 2007
Last Updated: November 1, 2007
Health Authority: Italy: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by IRCCS San Raffaele:
Patients must be candidable to liver resection processed this record on October 25, 2016