Single Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy
This study has been completed.
Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca
First Posted: January 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2012
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Dolores Frutos Bernal, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca
The aim of this study is to compare the short-term outcomes of single-incision and conventional laparoscopic appendectomy.
|Appendicitis||Procedure: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy Procedure: Conventional appendectomy||Phase 3|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Prospective Randomised Study Comparing Single Incision Transumbilical Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy|
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Further study details as provided by Dolores Frutos Bernal, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca:
|Study Start Date:||September 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Experimental: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy||Procedure: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy|
Experimental: Conventional appendectomy
|Procedure: Conventional appendectomy|
Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency. The treatment is surgical and single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) involves performing laparoscopic surgery through a single transumbilical point, in an attempt to improve the results of laparoscopic surgery.
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