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Single Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01515293
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 24, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dolores Frutos Bernal, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to compare the short-term outcomes of single-incision and conventional laparoscopic appendectomy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Appendicitis Procedure: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy Procedure: Conventional appendectomy Phase 3

Detailed Description:
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.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 184 participants
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
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Appendicitis

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy Procedure: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Experimental: Conventional appendectomy
Conventional appendectomy
Procedure: Conventional appendectomy




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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with suspected acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Perforated appendicitis

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dolores Frutos Bernal, Dolores Frutos HUV Arrixaca, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01515293     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HUV-APP-MDFB
First Posted: January 24, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2012
Last Verified: May 2011

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