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Surgery Clinical Trials

A listing of Surgery medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (33) clinical trials

The purpose of the study is to determine if a study medication helps patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with emphysema. There will be 7 study visits. Visits will take about 2 hours. There will be a physical exam, vital signs, urine test, blood draw, breathing tests, questionnaires, and ...

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The Prognostic Capabilities Of A Preoperative Six-Minute Walk Test To Independently Inform Cardiovascular Risk After Major Noncardiac Surgery

Study investigators propose to undertake a prospective cohort study at the preoperative clinics of the Royal-Victoria and Montreal General Hospitals of McGill University Health Centre. All patients with planned noncardiac surgery under general or regional anesthesia will be considered for inclusion. Eligible consenting patients will undergo the 6MWT during their ...

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Ultrasound Guided Bilateral Superficial Cervical Block for Post-operative Pain Therapy in Thyroid Surgery

Ultrasound Guided Bilateral Superficial Cervical Block for Postoperative Pain Therapy in Thyroid Surgery

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Incidence and Outcome of Perioperative Myocardial Injury After Non-cardiac Surgery

Background: Worldwide more than 230 million surgical operations are performed each year. Despite advances in all fields of medicine, there is still a significant risk of death related to major non-cardiac surgical procedures. The observed 30-day mortality depends on patient- as well as procedural factors and ranges between 1% and ...

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Capecitabine Before Surgery in Treating Patients With Pancreatic Cancer That Can be Removed by Surgery

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the recommended-phase-II-dose (RPTD) of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) at an escalating dose schedule when combined with standard-dose capecitabine as neoadjuvant therapy for resectable carcinoma of exocrine pancreas. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To estimate the incidence of overall 30-day post-operative complications. II. To estimate the radiological ...


Exploring Time-efficient Strategies to Improve Fitness for Surgery in Older Adults

The percentage of people aged >65 y in the United Kingdom increased from 15% in 1985 to 17% in 2010, an increase of 1.7 million people. One age-associated physiological change is the reduction in vascular function that is observed, both at the levels of the large arteries and the muscle ...

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Quadratus Lumborum Block Versus Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Patients Undergoing Left Hemicolectomy

TAP is a recommended multimodal method of reducing postoperative pain in laparoscopic and open surgery. TAP block seems to be feasible and effective in postoperative pain control without increasing morbidity in colon resections. QL block is also performed as one of the perioperative pain management procedures in abdominal surgery. It ...

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Postoperative Course Following Wisdom Tooth Surgery

A significant percentage of patients are subjected to surgical removal of 3. molars every year. The surgical mucosal and osseous procedure may lead to postoperative discomfort including pain, for the patient. Information with respect to how patients regard the impact of this surgical treatment on oral health including pain and ...

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Australian and New Zealand Massive Transfusion Registry

Severe and unstopped blood loss can occur for a number of different reasons including after a serious injury, delivery of a baby and following other medical and surgical emergencies. The investigators understanding of how to best treat people with serious bleeding is still incomplete, with many questions remaining. These include ...

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Nutrition Supplementation in Cardiovascular Surgery Patients

Cardiovascular surgery (CVS) is a resource intensive modality in the treatment of coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease. CVS patients who are malnourished experience increased duration of cardiopulmonary bypass, post-operative infections, impaired wound healing, muscle wasting, longer lengths of intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital stay, higher readmission rates, ...

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