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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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Information provided by:
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
  Purpose
Patients undergoing open appendectomy for acute appendicitis were enrolled in a randomized prospective study.

Condition Intervention
Acute Appendicitis Other: Oxygen delivery Other: Oxygen administration

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya:

Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Post op care Other: Oxygen delivery Other: Oxygen administration
Active Comparator: Oxygen administration- different % Other: Oxygen administration

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01002365


Locations
Israel
Western Galilee Hospital
Nahariya, Israel, 22100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01002365     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Bickel10-2009
First Submitted: October 25, 2009
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Verified: October 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Appendicitis
Acute Disease
Intraabdominal Infections
Infection
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Cecal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes