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Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Ventral Hernia Repair (NOTES)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified October 2016 by Garth Jacobsen, MD, University of California, San Diego
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01398215
First Posted: July 20, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Garth Jacobsen, MD, University of California, San Diego
  Purpose
This is a prospective chart review/data collection study of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) for ventral hernia repair, that will include questionnaires administered throughout the study. Subjects enrolled will be those intending to have a transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair. Data will be collected and reviewed through 12 months post-op.

Condition Intervention
Umbilical Hernia Ventral Hernia Procedure: transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Ventral Hernia Repair

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Further study details as provided by Garth Jacobsen, MD, University of California, San Diego:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess outcomes related to the transvaginal NOTES approach to laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (through data collection). [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
  • To assess pain associated with the transvaginal NOTES approach to laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (through data collection). [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2019 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
transvaginal NOTES Procedure: transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair
ventral hernia repair via the transvaginal approach

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients who come to the UC San Diego Surgical Specialties clinic and have chosen to undergo a ventral hernia repair will be evaluated for participation in this tria
Criteria

Inclusion:

  1. Umbilical or incisional hernia greater than 2 cm in size
  2. Female, age 18-75
  3. Mentally competent to give informed consent
  4. Scheduled to undergo a transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair

Exclusion:

  1. Pregnant women
  2. Patients with defects measuring greater than 10 cm in size
  3. Patients with complex hernias requiring fascial mobilization for closure
  4. Morbidly obese patients (BMI >45)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01398215


Contacts
Contact: Sarah Lazar, MPH 619-471-0447 misresearch@ucsd.edu

Locations
United States, California
University of California, San Diego Medical Center Recruiting
San Diego, California, United States, 92103
Contact: Sarah Lazar, MPH    619-471-0447    misresearch@ucsd.edu   
Principal Investigator: Garth Jacobsen, M.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Santiago Horgan, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Diego
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Garth Jacobsen, M.D. UCSD
  More Information

Responsible Party: Garth Jacobsen, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Diego
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01398215     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 081038, 150520
First Submitted: July 14, 2011
First Posted: July 20, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Garth Jacobsen, MD, University of California, San Diego:
umbilical hernia
ventral hernia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia
Hernia, Ventral
Hernia, Umbilical
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal
Infant, Newborn, Diseases