Perioperative Hyperoxygenation and Wound Site Infection Following Surgery for Acute Appendicitis

This study has been completed.
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Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya Identifier:
First received: October 25, 2009
Last updated: October 26, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
Patients undergoing open appendectomy for acute appendicitis were enrolled in a randomized prospective study.

Condition Intervention
Acute Appendicitis
Other: Oxygen delivery
Other: Oxygen administration

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya:

Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Post op care Other: Oxygen delivery Other: Oxygen administration
Active Comparator: Oxygen administration- different % Other: Oxygen administration


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Consent was given
  • 15 years old or older
  • Underwent acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lack of follow up
  • Younger than 15 years
  • Not eligible according to physician decision
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01002365

Western Galilee Hospital
Nahariya, Israel, 22100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT01002365     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Bickel10-2009 
Study First Received: October 25, 2009
Last Updated: October 26, 2009
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Disease
Cecal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Disease Attributes
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Intraabdominal Infections
Pathologic Processes processed this record on May 25, 2016