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Safety and Efficacy Study of Single Port Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Acute Appendicitis

2014-07-23 21:11:53 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to investigate the safety and efficacy of single port laparoscopic appendectomy compared with conventional laparoscopic appendectomy in adults with acute appendicitis.

Description

Laparoscopic appendectomy improved the postoperative functional outcomes in the treatment of acute appendectomy. In addition, recently single port laparoscopic surgery was introduced in the laparoscopy-dedicated center. When compared with conventional 3 port laparoscopic appendectomy, single port laparoscopic appendectomy was expected to be less painful, more rapid recovery of bowel function, and better cosmetic. In this prospective randomized trial, we tried to investigate the superiority of this new technique in adult patients with acute appendectomy.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Appendicitis

Intervention

Single port laparoscopic appendectomy, 3 port laparoscopic appendectomy

Location

Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Neo Medical Center
Seoul
Korea, Republic of
134-727

Status

Recruiting

Source

Kyunghee University Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:53-0400

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