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Single Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01424631
First Posted: August 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, Mansoura University
  Purpose
This is a randomized prospective study comparing single incision versus conventional laparoscopic appendectomy for management of acute appendicitis.

Condition Intervention
Acute Appendicitis Procedure: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, Mansoura University:

Enrollment: 2
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: single incision laparoscopic appendectomy
Placebo Comparator: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy Procedure: conventional laparoscopic appendectomy

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • perforation with peritonitis
  • lower abdominal scar
  • contraindications to laparoscopy
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ahmed Abdel-Raouf El-Geidie, assistant professor general surgery, Mansoura University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01424631     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: lap appendectomy 123
First Submitted: August 25, 2011
First Posted: August 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

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