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Pain Outcomes Following Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) With LAP Protector

2014-08-27 03:14:34 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to see if different types of spreading (rigid or soft) of Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) for lung cancer have different effects on pain.

Description

The Lap-Protector (Hakko Co., Japan) is a device that consists of two flexible rings made of superelasticity alloys covered with polyurethane polyamide, and a thin silicone rubber membrane that is attached to the outer rim of the two rings. If the two rings are pulled apart, the device assumes a cylindrical shape. The outer diameter of each flexible ring is 12 cm, and this device can be used for minilaparotomy wounds between 5 and 9cm long.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Lung Cancer

Intervention

LAP Protector

Location

The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College
Guangzhou
Guangdong
China
510120

Status

Recruiting

Source

The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:34-0400

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