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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 (75) clinical trials

Surgery as a Treatment for Medically Intractable Epilepsy

Objective This protocol is being performed provide standard care therapy for patients with drug resistant epilepsy and to follow the therapeutic course of patients from pre-operative evaluation, through surgery, and post-operatively, and to collect prospective data on seizure outcomes following surgery to add to the body of knowledge in this ...

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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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Mobilization Immediate After Abdominal Surgery

There are approximately 600 000 surgeries performed each year in Sweden. Advances in surgical technique have led to a more complex surgery on patients with more serious comorbidities. This, in turn, has led to longer operations, which expose patients to longer periods of anesthesia. During anesthesia, muscle relaxant is used, ...

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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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Paravertebral Block vs. General Anesthesia for Major Abdominal Surgery

Introduction Elderly patients are usually presented with higher risk for developing cardiopulmonary complications after general anesthesia (GA). The risk of adverse events in elderly patients increases with the combination of intraoperative fentanyl, opioid premedication and neuromuscular blockers. Bilateral paravertebral block (PVB) has been associated with favorable outcomes in patients undergoing ...

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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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Transpulmonary Driving Pressure and Intra-abdominal Pressure Relationship During Laparoscopic Surgery

Objective: The aim of this project is to evaluate how intra-abdominal pressure paired coupled with different ventilatory positive end-expiratory pressure levels affects the transpulmonary driving pressure during pneumoperiteneum insufflation for laparoscopic surgery. Methodology: Patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery will be included. The study will investigate the relationship between intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) ...

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Quadratus Lumborum Block Using Loss-of-resistance Versus Ultrasound-guided Technique

Quadratus lumborum block (QLB) is an abdominal plane block with increasing popularity. QLB is achieved by local anesthetic infiltration at the anterolateral aspect of quadratus lumborum muscle (QLB-I), or at the posterior aspect of the muscle (QLB-II), or transmuscular (QL-TM block). Ultrasound-guided technique is the usual route used for QLB ...

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Standardised Perioperative Management of Patients Operated With Acute Abdominal Surgery

200-250 acute laparotomies are performed annually at NL. The operations are performed for a number of reasons, where operation due to ileus; with- or without bowel strangulation; operation for acute peritonitis due to different kinds of stomach- or bowel perforation and re-operations for complications to elective surgery are the most ...

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Enhanced Recovery After Trauma Surgery

ERAS IN TRAUMA Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) or enhanced recovery protocols (ERP) is a concept first described by Kehlet in the early 1990s .Since its introduction, ERAS protocols have been successfully used in elective gastrointestinal surgery (colorectal, hepatobiliary and gastric), and there has been widespread acceptance and implementation in ...

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