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Bowel Function After Minimally Invasive Urogynecologic Surgery

2014-08-27 03:16:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of a standardized postoperative bowel regimen of over-the-counter medications in subjects undergoing minimally invasive urogynecologic surgery.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Bowel Function

Intervention

Docusate sodium, Bowel medications

Location

University of Rochester
Rochester
New York
United States
14642

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Rochester

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:52-0400

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