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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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Fluid Loading in Abdominal Surgery: Saline Versus Hydroxyethyl Starch (FLASH Study)

Fluid administration is the mainstay treatment for suspected hypovolemia during surgery, but the effects of different crystalloid and colloid solutions on outcome remain poorly explored in surgical patients. Two recent international multicenter studies (6S and CHEST studies) have shown that, compared to crystalloid solutions, the use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) ...


S1316 Surgery or Non-Surgical Management in Treating Patients With Intra-Abdominal Cancer and Bowel Obstruction

This partially randomized clinical trial studies surgery or non-surgical management in treating patients with intra-abdominal cancer and bowel obstruction. Bowel obstruction is a common problem for advanced cancer patients and can negatively affect quality of life. It is not yet known whether surgery or non-surgical management is the best treatment ...


Efficacy of the Ultrasound-guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Open Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm Repair Surgery

The open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a painful surgery. Patients suffering from AAA are at high risk of perioperative cardiovascular and pulmonary complications. It has been previously suggested that a bad perioperative pain control could increase the incidence of such complications. Intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with morphine ...


Deep Brain Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy

The main objective of the study is twofold: Assess the clinical efficacy of DBS on epilepsy according to their number and severity at 1 year follow up. Perform a cost-effectiveness analysis from the perspective of Medicare at 1 and 2 years. The study hypothesis is that thalamic DBS (neurostimulation of ...


A Comparison of Exparel to Bupivacaine in TAP Block for Abdominal Gynecologic Surgery

The proposed pilot study is evaluating the use of Exparel in an anesthesia protocol for patients undergoing major lower abdominal gynecologic surgery. Exparel is a formulation of liposomal bupivicaine that is reputed to have a much longer duration of action compares to bupivacaine. Exparel has been originally demonstrated to be ...