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Energy Device Study in Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

2020-03-31 04:04:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Open label randomized controlled study, for Harmonic versus Ligasure in transoral endoscopic thyroid surgery.

Description

- This is a prospective randomized controlled study. The principal investigator or another clinical investigator in charge will individually inform the patients about the study, on the day before surgery.

- When informed consent is obtained, an investigator in charge of randomization only, will randomize the patients.

- According to randomization, the experimental group will Ligasure and the control group will use Harmonic ACE 7+. Other than the randomized use of energy devices, the protocol for TOETVA is performed as usual.

- Operation time (from insertion of the laparoscopic camera to removal of the camera), number of times the camera was cleaned, intraoperative blood loss will recorded.

- Postoperative hospital stay, visual analog pain scale, blood cell count and inflammatory parameters, postoperative drain amount will recorded.

- Complications of thyroid surgery (vocal cord dysfunction, hypoparathyroidism) are compared for safety assessment.

Study Design

Conditions

Thyroid Nodule

Intervention

Ligasure

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Inha University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-03-31T04:04:39-0400

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