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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
Information provided by:
IRCCS San Raffaele

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic liver surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Tumors Procedure: Laparoscopic liver surgery

Detailed Description:
Perioperative course of patients undergoing liver resection is evaluated.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation of Laparoscopic Liver Resection
Study Start Date : September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2008

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
A Procedure: Laparoscopic liver surgery
Ultrasonic dissector, harmonic scalpel

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Perioperative Morbidity and mortality [ Time Frame: Perioperative ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient satisfation [ Time Frame: Perioperative ]
  2. Patients satisfaction [ Time Frame: Postoperative ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients udergoing liver resection for benign or malignant tumors

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Operations that required laparotomic procedures

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00553033

Contact: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D, PhD 390226437806 aldrighetti.luca@hsr.it

Department of Surgery - Liver Unit, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Recruiting
Milan, Italy, 20132
Contact: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D PhD    +39-02-2643-7808    aldrighetti.luca@hsr.it   
Sponsors and Collaborators
IRCCS San Raffaele
Study Director: Luca Aldrighetti, M.D PhD Department of Surgery - Liver Unit, Scientific Institute San Raffaele

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00553033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LPSLIVER1
First Posted: November 2, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007

Keywords provided by IRCCS San Raffaele:
Patients must be candidable to liver resection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liver Extracts