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Comparison Between Low Pressure Versus High Pressure Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Sterling Hospital Identifier:
First received: January 22, 2008
Last updated: February 4, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
The physiological changes and postoperative pain are directly related with the degree of intra-abdominal pressure kept during the laparoscopy. The present study aims to examine difference between low pressure pneumoperitoneum (8 mm Hg)and High pressure pneumoperitoneum (12 mm Hg)during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in terms of pain, cardio-pulmonary function, arterial blood gas changes etc.

Condition Intervention
Cholelithiasis Procedure: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: A Prospective Randomized, Controlled Study Comparing Low Pressure Versus High Pressure Pneumoperitoneum During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.

Further study details as provided by Sterling Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pulmonary function [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

Enrollment: 26
Study Start Date: October 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: LPLC, HPLC
LPLC: Low pressure pneumoperitoneum is defined as intraabdominal pressure kept at8 mm Hg after initial trocar insertion at 12 mm Hg HPLC: High pressure pneumoperitoneum is defined as intra abdominal pressure kept at 12 mm Hg throughout the procedure
Procedure: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is performed at either 8 mm Hg or 12 mm Hg intra-abdominal pressure


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • symptomatic gall stone disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pyocele
  • gangrene of gall bladder
  • history of cholangitis
  • simultaneous CBD stones
  • gall stone pancreatitis
  • who does not give consent if they will be randomized to LPLC
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00606762

Sterling Hospital
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 380052
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sterling Hospital
Principal Investigator: Vismit P Joshipura, MS Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Vismit P. Joshipura, Sterling Hospital Identifier: NCT00606762     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-Joshipura
Study First Received: January 22, 2008
Last Updated: February 4, 2008

Keywords provided by Sterling Hospital:
laparoscopic cholecystectomy
low pressure pneumoperitoneum

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peritoneal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Biliary Tract Diseases
Gallbladder Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical processed this record on June 23, 2017