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Randomized Trial Comparing Laparoscopic-assisted Rectosigmoid Resection Versus Laparoscopic Rectosigmoid Resection With Transrectal Specimen Retrieval

2014-07-23 21:11:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Laparoscopic anterior resection is a standardized procedure requiring a small muscle split incision to retrieve the specimen and to fashion the proximal part of the double stapled anastomosis. Most patients can be included within a standardized perioperative care program called Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS). A new evolution as a primary step towards a complete Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)-procedure is a hybrid approach (transrectal and laparoscopic). The dissection is performed laparoscopically but the specimen is retrieved within an endobag through the rectum. The anastomosis is created intracorporeally using a triple stapled technique. There are no trials available in the literature concerning these 2 techniques. Therefore this study will be undertaken to establish the role of the 2 surgical procedures and to compare them after short-term follow-up.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Symptomatic Recurrent Diverticular Disease

Intervention

rectosigmoid resection

Location

University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven
Belgium
3000

Status

Recruiting

Source

Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:21-0400

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