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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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Attenuating The Post-Operative Insulin Resistance And Promoting Protein Anabolism

Major surgery results in a stress- induced catabolic response, marked by post-operative insulin resistance, hyperglycemia and loss of body protein, which is associated with increased morbidity, mortality and adverse outcomes. There has been a great deal of research on different approaches to optimize post-operative insulin sensitivity including hormonal and nutritional ...

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Pre-operative Carbohydrate Drink to Preserve Peri-operative Insulin Sensitivity

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) pathways include multiple evidence-based interventions delivered throughout the peri-operative period that aim to attenuate the surgical stress response and support rapid physiologic and functional recovery.A key element of the ERAS pathway is the administration of a clear carbohydrate-rich beverage 2-3 h before surgery in order ...

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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 ...


Safety and Efficacy Study of Pain Shield Device to Treat Subjects Following Laparoscopic-Assisted Abdominal Surgery

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and efficacy of PainShield device, based on ultrasound technology, for postoperative pain relief and wound healing following a laparoscopic-assisted abdominal surgery.


Preemptive Use of the Nicotine Patch for Postoperative Pain Relief After Open Abdominal Surgery

Study patients include nonsmokers aged 18-75 undergoing open abdominal wall surgery under general anesthesia. If the patient smokes, receives a regional anesthetic such as an epidural, or is pregnant, then he/she is excluded from the study. There are two randomized study groups. Group B receives a seven-milligram transdermal patch and ...

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Efficacy Transverse Abdominal Plane (TAP) Block Renal Transplant Surgery

The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of transverse abdominal plane block in patients undergoing renal transplant surgery.Adult renal transplant recipients will be prospectively randomized to receive a standard general anesthetic technique supplemented with ropivacaine 0.375% 20 mL TAP block or sham block with 20 ...

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Use of Wearable Activity Tracker in Elderly Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

This is a randomized, controlled, single center trial comparing the use of activity tracker with and without automatic feedback in improving postoperative mobility of elderly patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Selected subjects will be randomized into treatment and control groups in a ratio of 1:1. Patients will be randomized upon enrollment ...

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Peritoneal Bridging in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair

Background Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (VHR) has become a well-established technique during the last decade. The repair is usually performed by reducing the contents in the hernia sac from the abdominal cavity and then covering the defect from the inside with a mesh, i.e. Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh (IPOM). This means ...

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A clinical trial to evaluate treatments for patients with Nutritional Risk, Abdominal Surgery, Malnutrition

In year 1 of the two-part research study, an observational, prospective study of 75 Veterans preparing for elective surgery will be conducted. The purpose of this study will be to select appropriate nutrition screening and assessment tools and to employ them to characterize malnutrition prevalence and severity and establish cut-off ...

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Functional Outcome After Incisional Hernia Repair: Open Versus Laparoscopic Repair

Midline incisional hernia is reported from 0,5 to 11% after abdominal operations. Discomfort, pain, body image alteration and diminished quality of life influences functional well being. Alteration in pulmonary function, risk of visceral incarceration or cutaneous complications are potential medical complications. Primary repair without mesh reinforcement is almost abandoned because ...