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The investigators hypothesize that preoperative hyperthermia improves postoperative complications and compare a placebo group with standard thermoregulatory management (normothermia) to a treatment group receiving 2,5 hours of hyperthermia (38.5-39.5 °C core temperature) in a randomized, single blinded, controlled trial.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Major Abdominal Surgery
Oliver Kimberger M.D.
Medical University of Vienna
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:13:46-0400
A randomized controlled single-blind clinical trial was performed, in 32 patients diagnosed with peritoneal carcinomatosis from epithelial ovarian cancer, who underwent radical surgery-per...
Major abdominal surgery is a great stressor to patients and causes large physiological changes, leads to tissue trauma, immobility, psychological distress and reduced quality of life. Phys...
Elderly patients are usually presented with higher risk for developing cardiopulmonary complications after general anesthesia (GA). Bilateral paravertebral block (PVB) has been associated ...
RATIONALE: Hyperthermia therapy kills tumor cells by heating them to several degrees above body temperature. Using MRI to measure heat may help to determine the effectiveness of hypertherm...
Based on the basic data of all patients foreseen for a local hyperthermia in the participating centers the failure rate (of the Celsius TCS Hyperthermia System) and the complication rate (...
This an update of the review first published in 2009.Major abdominal and pelvic surgery carries a high risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). The efficacy of thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weigh...
We conducted a retrospective cohort study to determine incidences of transient and persistent acute kidney injury (AKI) after major abdominal surgery and their impacts on long-term outcome.
The impact of Goal Directed Fluid Therapy (GDFT) based on the non-invasive Pleth Variability Index (PVI) on clinical outcome after abdominal surgery has only sparingly been explored. The purpose of th...
To quantify preoperative illness burden in older adults undergoing emergency major abdominal surgery (EMAS), to examine the association between illness burden and postoperative outcomes, and to descri...
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common dysrhythmia that can occur after major physiological stress including surgery (postoperative AF). There are few data on postoperative AF after abdominal surgery. W...
Methods to repair breaks in abdominal tissues caused by trauma or to close surgical incisions during abdominal surgery.
Pathological elevation of intra-abdominal pressure (>12 mm Hg). It may develop as a result of SEPSIS; PANCREATITIS; capillary leaks, burns, or surgery. When the pressure is higher than 20 mm Hg, often with end-organ dysfunction, it is referred to as abdominal compartment syndrome.
The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
A long flat muscle that extends along the whole length of both sides of the abdomen. It flexes the vertebral column, particularly the lumbar portion; it also tenses the anterior abdominal wall and assists in compressing the abdominal contents. It is frequently the site of hematomas. In reconstructive surgery it is often used for the creation of myocutaneous flaps. (From Gray's Anatomy, 30th American ed, p491)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...