Pelvic Drain After Rectal Resection for Mid-low Rectal Cancer

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    518
  • sponsor
    Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron Research Institute
Updated on 30 September 2022
proctectomy
total mesorectal excision

Summary

This RCT aims at assessing the effects of a pelvic drain after total mesorectal excision for mid-low rectal cancer on the rates of pelvic sepsis and anastomotic leaks.

Description

This is a 2-arm, non-inferiority RCT. Patients undergoing total mesorectal excision for mid-low rectal cancer will be randomly assigned into two groups:

  • pelvic drain
  • no pelvic drain. Patients will be followed-up to assess the rates of anastomotic leaks, pelvic sepsis and secondary outcomes.

Details
Condition Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Colon Cancer Screening, Colon cancer; rectal cancer, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer Screening, Colon cancer; rectal cancer, rectal carcinoma
Treatment Pelvic drain, No pelvic drain is placed
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04573621
SponsorHospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron Research Institute
Last Modified on30 September 2022

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