Gut Oxygenation and Laparoscopy

2014-08-27 03:17:00 | BioPortfolio


Patients with left-colon cancer will be randomized to laparoscopic or laparotomic operation. during surgery and for 6 days after operation, intestinal oxygen tension and ischemia-reperfusion injury markers will be evaluated to understand if pneumoperitoneum is associated with reduced splanchnic blood flow and ischemia-reperfusion injury.

Study Design

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




Laparoscopy, left colectomy by laparotomy


San Gerardo Hospital




University of Milano Bicocca

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:00-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.

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