Last updated on October 2016

Minimally Invasive Surgery: Using Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)


Brief description of study

This is an observational study of pain and outcomes from patients undergoing transgastric NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder. Subjects who elect to have a transgastric NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder and agree to be in this study (through signature on the informed consent form) will be followed per standard of care, with additional follow-up for data collection including the following: - Subjects will complete a 7 day pain/temperature log after surgery - Subjects will receive a phone call at 6 months and at 1 year after surgery to capture data related to safety, adverse events, hospitalizations and patient satisfaction Additional data related to pain and outcomes will be collected at baseline/screening and at follow-up as necessary.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00531219

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Santiago Horgan, MD

University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA United States
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