Single Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 29, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 29, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, Mansoura University

Brief Summary:
This is a randomized prospective study comparing single incision versus conventional laparoscopic appendectomy for management of acute appendicitis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acute Appendicitis Procedure: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 2 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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MedlinePlus related topics: Appendicitis
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy
Placebo Comparator: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • perforation with peritonitis
  • lower abdominal scar
  • contraindications to laparoscopy

Responsible Party: Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, assistant professor general surgery, Mansoura University Identifier: NCT01424631     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: lap appendectomy 123
First Posted: August 29, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intraabdominal Infections
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Cecal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases