Laparoscopic Versus Transabdominal Ultrasound in Morbidly Obese Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00971750|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 4, 2009
Results First Posted : July 2, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 11, 2012
|Condition or disease|
|Cholelithiasis Ultrasonography Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||253 participants|
|Official Title:||Comparison of Laparoscopic Ultrasound to Transabdominal Ultrasound for the Detection of Gallbladder Pathology in the Bariatric Surgical Population.|
|Study Start Date :||October 2003|
|Primary Completion Date :||October 2010|
|Study Completion Date :||October 2011|
Ultrasound Study Group
Patients with no history of gallbladder surgery who are undergoing elective laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass that have consented to undergo a preoperative transabdominal ultrasound in addition to routine preoperative assessment for surgery.
- Cholelithiasis on Transabdominal Ultrasound Versus Laparoscopic Ultrasound. [ Time Frame: transabdominal measurements within 30 days prior to surgery; laparoscopic ultrasound measurements are completed intraoperatively ]Number of patients with cholelithiasis.
- Polyps on Transabdominal and Laparoscopic Ultrasound [ Time Frame: 6 years ]Number of patients with polyps.
- Common Bile Duct (CBD) Diameter Measured by Transabdominal Ultrasound Versus Laparoscopic Ultrasound. [ Time Frame: transabdominal measurements will be done within 30 days prior to surgery; laparoscopic ultrasound measurements are completed intraoperatively ]Mean CBD diameter.
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|United States, Wisconsin|
|Gundersen Lutheran Health System|
|La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, 54601|
|Principal Investigator:||Shanu N Kothari, MD||Gundersen Lutheran Health System|