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Light Endoscopic Robot Use in Laparoscopic Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00828035
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 18, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AdministrateurCIC, University Hospital, Grenoble

Brief Summary:

Light Endoscopic Robot evaluation in abdominal and urological laparoscopic surgery : surgery with surgeon and robot (REL group = new treatment) versus surgery with surgeon and assistant (AO group - standard treatment)

Primary outcome measure : Number of useful hands (light endoscopic robot = one useful mechanical hand)


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Laparoscopy Procedure: laparoscopic surgery Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 78 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Light Endoscopic Robot Use in Abdominal and Urological Laparoscopic Surgery
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Endoscopy

Arm Intervention/treatment
1, REL
rel group : patients with light endoscopic robot
Procedure: laparoscopic surgery
comparison of two different laparoscopic surgeries : robot versus human
Other Names:
  • robotic laparoscopic surgery
  • robotic abdominal laparoscopic surgery
  • robotic urological laparoscopic surgery

Active Comparator: 2, AO
AO group : Patients with surgery assistant
Procedure: laparoscopic surgery
comparison of two different laparoscopic surgeries : robot versus human
Other Names:
  • robotic laparoscopic surgery
  • robotic abdominal laparoscopic surgery
  • robotic urological laparoscopic surgery




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of useful hands, robot as a useful mechanical hand [ Time Frame: one month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate reliability and limits of light endoscopic robot : Number of breakdown, failure (manipulation, voice recognition, other ) [ Time Frame: one month ]
  2. Compare surgeon's visual comfort in two groups (REL group and AO group) : evaluate scale of surgeon's visual comfort during surgery [ Time Frame: one month ]
  3. Compare surgery's periods [ Time Frame: one month ]
  4. Evaluate complications : Number of complications (per operative, post operative) [ Time Frame: one month ]
  5. Evaluate medical and paramedical use of light endoscopic robot : apprentice time, labour time [ Time Frame: one month ]
  6. Medical and economic evaluation : cost benefit analysis : human cost, cost [ Time Frame: one month ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Laparoscopic surgery indicated
  • Subject with ASA Score 1, 2 or 3
  • Subject with health and social protection
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Written Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is pregnant or lactating
  • Subject in jail
  • Subject hospitalizes without consent
  • Protected persons aged 18 years or older
  • Subject participated in another study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00828035


Locations
France
University Hospital, Grenoble
Grenoble, Isère, France
University Hospital, Saint-Etienne
Saint-Etienne, Loire, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Grenoble
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christian LETOUBLON, MD University Hospital, Grenoble
Principal Investigator: Jean-Jacques RAMBEAUD, MD University Hospital, Grenoble