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Conventional Versus Modified Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: March 10, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2011
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Mansoura University
In conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the cystic duct and artery are clipped by metal clips. we propose a new method in which the cystic duct is ligated and the cystic artery is cauterized. the investigators compare both methods.

Condition Intervention
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy Procedure: modified laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Between The Conventional Technique of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and A Proposed Modified Technique

Further study details as provided by Mansoura University:

Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Active Comparator: modified laparoscopic cholecystectomy Procedure: modified laparoscopic cholecystectomy


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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 90 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Conversion to laparotomy
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01312025     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TIE123AR
First Submitted: March 9, 2011
First Posted: March 10, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2011
Last Verified: August 2009