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Perioperative Hyperoxygenation and Wound Site Infection Following Surgery for Acute Appendicitis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01002365
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2009
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Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
October 25, 2009
October 27, 2009
October 27, 2009
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Perioperative Hyperoxygenation and Wound Site Infection Following Surgery for Acute Appendicitis
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Patients undergoing open appendectomy for acute appendicitis were enrolled in a randomized prospective study.
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Interventional
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Acute Appendicitis
  • Other: Oxygen delivery
  • Other: Oxygen administration
  • Active Comparator: Post op care
    Interventions:
    • Other: Oxygen delivery
    • Other: Oxygen administration
  • Active Comparator: Oxygen administration- different %
    Intervention: Other: Oxygen administration
Bickel A, Gurevits M, Vamos R, Ivry S, Eitan A. Perioperative hyperoxygenation and wound site infection following surgery for acute appendicitis: a randomized, prospective, controlled trial. Arch Surg. 2011 Apr;146(4):464-70. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.65. Erratum in: Arch Surg. 2011 Aug;146(8):993. Dosage error in article text.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Consent was given
  • 15 years old or older
  • Underwent acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lack of follow up
  • Younger than 15 years
  • Not eligible according to physician decision
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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Israel
 
 
NCT01002365
Bickel10-2009
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Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
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Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
October 2009

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