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Comparison of Harmonic Scalpel to Conventional Diathermy in Perforator Flap Elevation for Head and Neck Reconstruction

2014-07-24 14:06:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is to compare the efficacy of Harmonic Scalpel with conventional diathermy technique in terms of reducing elevation time and perioperative complications of perforator flaps for head and neck reconstruction.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cancer

Intervention

Diathermy, Harmonic Scalpel

Location

Samsung medical center
Seoul
Korea, Republic of
135-710

Status

Recruiting

Source

Samsung Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:06:46-0400

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