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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 (52) clinical trials

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 ...

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Comparison of Intravenous Anesthetics to Volatile Anesthetics on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction

Post-operative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a fairly well-documented clinical phenomenon. Most patients will receive general anesthesia during surgery. Two groups of general anesthetics are used for this purpose. We hypothesize that the incidence of POCD is not different in patients received intravenous anesthetics only or sevoflurane (a volatile anesthetic-based general ...

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Intrathecal Dexmedetomidine Versus Fentanyl With Bupivacaine in Children Undergoing Major Abdominal Cancer Surgery

After obtaining approval of the local ethics committee of South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, and parent's written informed consent, a randomized double -blinded prospective study will be conducted on (60) pediatric patients. After applying standard monitors; Pulse oximetry (Spo2), Noninvasive arterial blood pressure, Electrocardiography (ECG), pre-medication with ...

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Prospective Multi-Center Evaluation of the Efficacy of Peripheral Trigger Decompression Surgery for Migraine Headaches

According to the peripheral trigger theory of migraine headaches, nociceptive inputs from irritated or compressed cranial nerve branches can lead to neurovascular changes in the brain that cause migraine headaches. Advanced treatments aimed at deactivating the peripheral trigger points can be administered to patients who have failed medical management of ...

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Hemostasis Evolution During Fluid Loading in Abdominal Surgery. Effects of Fluid Choice: Saline Versus Hydroxyethyl Starch (HAEMO 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) ...

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Bilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Block With Exparel Verus Continuous Epidural Analgesia With Bupivacaine

The investigator goal is to compare the analgesic efficacy of TAP blocks with liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel) and continuous epidural blocks in patients who are scheduled for major lower abdominal surgery. To assess whether TAP block with Exparel is noninferior to continuous epidural analgesia on pain management, defined as noninferior for ...

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Perioperative Immunonutrition in Colorectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

The immune system plays an important role in helping to kill and prevent cancers. Cells of the immune system, such as natural killer (NK) cells and T cells, do not work as well following surgery. Arginine, an amino acid, is fundamental in metabolic processes of the body. Surgery has shown ...

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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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Individualized Goal-directed Sufentanil Administration Versus Standard Therapy in Patients Undergoing Major Abdominal Surgery

Postoperative respiratory complications are the second most frequent complications after surgery, and a major burden in health care. Postoperative hypoxemia, which is one of the most meaningful factors associated with poor patient outcomes, is common after general anesthesia with rates as high as 30-50% in patients after abdominal surgery, even ...

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Prehabilitation for Elective Major Abdominal Surgery

Major abdominal surgery is a great stressor to patients and causes large physiological changes, leads to tissue trauma, immobility, psychological distress and reduced quality of life. Physical capacity appears to be an important predictor for postoperative recovery after major abdominal surgery. Prehabilitation is a concept that challenges the traditional models ...

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