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Abdominal Surgery Clinical Trials

A listing of Abdominal Surgery medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (72) clinical trials

Peri-operative Expression Analysis of Pancreatic Stone Protein in a Surgical Study Population

The purpose of this study is to analyze the peri-operative expression of pancreatic stone protein and pancreatitis-associated protein in surgical patients following major abdominal surgery by blood samples.

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Skin Perfusion After Abdominal Surgery

Introduction Wound healing problems after surgery are a stressful experience for patients. Wound dressing changes are often on a daily basis and can cause considerable discomfort to the patient as these are often painful. Wound healing problems can lead to complications like wound infection, hernia formation, wound rupture or even ...

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Individualized Perioperative Hemodynamic Goal-directed Therapy in Major Abdominal Surgery (iPEGASUS-trial)

Postoperative mortality in patients undergoing surgery is on average still 4% in Europe as evaluated recently in a cohort study across 28 European countries and is considered to be even higher in high risk surgery. But besides this significant risk of death, in particular moderate and severe postoperative complications, affecting ...

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Efficacy Transverse Abdominal Plane (TAP) Block Renal Transplant Surgery

The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of transverse abdominal plane block in patients undergoing renal transplant surgery.Adult renal transplant recipients will be prospectively randomized to receive a standard general anesthetic technique supplemented with ropivacaine 0.375% 20 mL TAP block or sham block with 20 ...

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Use of Wearable Activity Tracker in Elderly Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

This is a randomized, controlled, single center trial comparing the use of activity tracker with and without automatic feedback in improving postoperative mobility of elderly patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Selected subjects will be randomized into treatment and control groups in a ratio of 1:1. Patients will be randomized upon enrollment ...

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Nutritional Perihabilitation in Older Veterans Undergoing Surgery

In year 1 of the two-part research study, an observational, prospective study of 75 Veterans preparing for elective surgery will be conducted. The purpose of this study will be to select appropriate nutrition screening and assessment tools and to employ them to characterize malnutrition prevalence and severity and establish cut-off ...

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Peritoneal Bridging in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair

Background Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (VHR) has become a well-established technique during the last decade. The repair is usually performed by reducing the contents in the hernia sac from the abdominal cavity and then covering the defect from the inside with a mesh, i.e. Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh (IPOM). This means ...

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Postpartum Opioid Prescribing Patterns and Patient Utilization

Opiate abuse is a national epidemic and has paralleled the increase in opioid prescriptions, with diversion of surplus medication playing a key contributing role. As the majority of reproductive age women in the U.S. will experience childbirth, understanding opioid prescription patterns and patient opioid utilization in the postpartum period is ...

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Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Major Abdominal Surgery

PRIMARY AIM: The primary aim of the study is to evaluate the incidence and characteristics of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC) in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. SECONDARY AIM: The secondary aim of the study is to define the incidence of postoperative infections, cardiovascular complications, postoperative residual curarization (PORC), duration of ...

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Surgery as a Treatment for Medically Intractable Epilepsy

Objective This protocol is being performed to study the normal human biology and disease pathogenesis (natural history) in patients with medically intractable epilepsy, 2) provide standard surgical treatment of medically intractable epilepsy, 3) follow the course of patients after epilepsy surgery, 4) to investigate neurophysiological correlates of human cognitive processes ...

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