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Laparoscopic Liver Resection

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00553033
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2007 by IRCCS San Raffaele.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2007
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IRCCS San Raffaele

November 1, 2007
November 2, 2007
November 2, 2007
September 2005
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Perioperative Morbidity and mortality [ Time Frame: Perioperative ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • Patient satisfation [ Time Frame: Perioperative ]
  • Patients satisfaction [ Time Frame: Postoperative ]
Same as current
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Laparoscopic Liver Resection
Prospective Evaluation of Laparoscopic Liver Resection
The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic liver surgery.
Perioperative course of patients undergoing liver resection is evaluated.
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Patients udergoing liver resection for benign or malignant tumors
Procedure: Laparoscopic liver surgery
Ultrasonic dissector, harmonic scalpel
Intervention: Procedure: Laparoscopic liver surgery
Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Catena M, Arru M, Guzzetti E, Casati M, Comotti L, Ferla G. A prospective evaluation of laparoscopic versus open left lateral hepatic sectionectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Mar;12(3):457-62. Epub 2007 Aug 14.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Unknown status
December 2008
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • benign or malignant tumors
  • tumor size less than 12 cm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Operations that required laparotomic procedures
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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IRCCS San Raffaele
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Study Director: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D PhD Department of Surgery - Liver Unit, Scientific Institute San Raffaele
IRCCS San Raffaele
October 2007