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Conventional Versus Rendezvous Technique of Intraoperative Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

This study has been completed.
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Mansoura University Identifier:
First received: July 6, 2010
Last updated: August 26, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
One of the new methods for management of common bile duct stones is intraoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy. It can be performed by many techniques. In the study the investigators compare two methods to find out the best technique for intraoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy.

Condition Intervention
Common Bile Duct Gallstones
Procedure: endoscopic sphincterotomy by conventional method
Procedure: endoscopic sphincterotomy by rendezvous method

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)

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Further study details as provided by Mansoura University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • success/failure rate of common bile duct stones removal

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • complication rate

Enrollment: 98
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: conventional technique of ERCP Procedure: endoscopic sphincterotomy by conventional method
Active Comparator: Rendezvous technique Procedure: endoscopic sphincterotomy by rendezvous method


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with MRCP evidence of common bile duct stones

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cholangitis pancreatitis ASA GRADE III, IV Unfit for laparoscopy unfit for ERCP
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01190332

Gastroenterology Surgical Center
Mansoura, Dakahlia, Egypt, 35516
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mansoura University
  More Information

Responsible Party: ahmed abdel-raouf el-geidie, gastroenterology surgical center Identifier: NCT01190332     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7918
Study First Received: July 6, 2010
Last Updated: August 26, 2010

Keywords provided by Mansoura University:
common bile duct stones

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Biliary Tract Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gallbladder Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical processed this record on May 25, 2017