3D Laparoscopic Adrenalectomies for Adrenal Tumors

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 31, 2033
  • participants needed
    300
  • sponsor
    Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Girona Dr. Josep Trueta
Updated on 5 June 2021

Summary

The main drawbacks of conventional 2D laparoscopy are limited depth perception and loss of spatial orientation. High-quality 3D laparoscopy systems might improve surgical outcomes for adrenalectomy.

Description

Over recent decades, technological advances such as improved video imaging (high-definition cameras), better instrumentation for dissection and hemostasis, articulating staplers, and optimized operating room lighting have added safety, efficacy, and precision to minimally invasive procedures. However, until recently, laparoscopy required surgeons to operate in a three-dimensional (3D) space with only two-dimensional (2D) images to guide their movements, resulting in a lack of depth perception and loss of spatial orientation that increased the risk of errors, fatigue, operative time, and operating room stress and made the technique difficult to learn.

High-quality 3D laparoscopy was developed as an alternative to conventional 2D laparoscopy. Several clinical trials and observational studies have compared surgical outcomes between 2D and 3D laparoscopic systems; however, few clinical studies have examined the usefulness of 3D laparoscopy systems for adrenalectomies.

Details
Condition adrenal tumor, Adrenal Cancer, adrenal tumour, adrenal gland tumor, Adrenalectomy; Status, adrenal neoplasm, Malignant neoplasm of adrenal gland
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04905706
SponsorInstitut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Girona Dr. Josep Trueta
Last Modified on5 June 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

All adult patients (age 18 years)
Patients diagnosed with adrenal masses (benign and malignant tumors)
Underwent a unilateral 3D laparoscopic adrenalectomy from January 2013 to December 2033

Exclusion Criteria

Emergency surgery
Open adrenalectomy
Bilateral adrenalectomies (open or laparoscopy)
Patients who underwent laparoscopic adrenalectomy together with another laparoscopic surgical procedure in the same intervention
Patients without complete follow-up for at least 30 days after hospital discharge
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