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Abdominoplasty Under Epidural Anesthesia

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01389635
First Posted: July 8, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2011
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Information provided by:
Rambam Health Care Campus
  Purpose
Abdominoplasty is one of the most popular body-contouring procedures, yet it is also among the most hazardous aesthetic procedures currently performed. It was shown, in many studies, to be associated with a significant complication rate, some of which are life-threatening. This study describes the investigators experience with a series of abdominoplasties performed under epidural anesthesia. Outcomes are presented, especially in terms of complication, and the practical advantages of this method are discussed.

Condition
Abdominoplasty

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Abdominoplasty Under Epidural Anesthesia: Safer for the Patient, Easier for the Surgeon.

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Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Abdominoplasty patients
All patients who underwent abdominoplasty at our institution without concurrent operations

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients that underwent abdominoplasty between January 2003 and March 2008 in a private hospital by Dr. Yitshak Ramon.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients that underwent abdominoplasty between January 2003 and March 2008 in a private hospital by Dr. Yitshak Ramon.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with concurrent operations requiring general anesthesia.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Israel
Elisha Medical Center
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yitshak Ramon, MD Plastic Surgery Department, Rambam Healthcare Campus
  More Information

Responsible Party: Professor Yehuda Ullmann, Head, Department of Plastic Surgery, Rambam Healthcare Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01389635     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0019-11-RMB-CTIL
First Submitted: July 6, 2011
First Posted: July 8, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:
Abdominoplasty
Epidural