Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery For Cancer- Long Term Survival
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Survival After Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery|
|Study Start Date:||December 2007|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||February 2008|
Laparoscopic procedures for Colorectal Carcinoma are taking place in the modern era of surgery, It was not proven yet to show pure advantage over the open colectomies.
These Procedures require highly skilled stuff with long learning curve, Financial sources,Increasing operation length.
This retrospective study intends to show that the outcome of the overall survival is better in Laparoscopic patients.
All data about patients who had laparoscopic colectomies due to carcinoma in Surgery A department in Souraski Medical Center was recorded prospectively since the operation day till discharge.
The retrospective follow up will be collected from the outpatient clinic, the Oncology clinic and by questionnare to the patients.
We wish to show that patients who were operated laparoscopy have better survival, better quality of life postoperatively.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00555295
|Study Chair:||Shmuel Avital, md||Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Smadar Nir, md||Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center|