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Clean-CS: A Program to Improve the Safety of C-section

Executive summary: Cesarean delivery, or section (CS), is the single most common surgical procedure performed. Estimates indicate that in low resource settings, CS comprises up to 50% of more of the total volume of operations performed. The World Health Organization recommends national CS rates of between 10-15% to save lives …

Accepts healthy volunteers
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  • 11 Nov, 2021
  • 10 locations
Laparoscopically Guided Rectus Sheath Block in Pediatric Appendicitis

The study will investigate the pain control effects of a rectus sheath block after laparoscopic surgery to remove the appendix. A rectus sheath block is the injection of local anesthetic (numbing agent) into the space between the muscles of the belly wall. Children having surgery for appendicitis age 8-17 at …

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  • 29 Jul, 2022
  • 1 location
Restricted or Liberal Antibiotics After Appendectomy (CASA RELAX)

The purpose of this study is to see if decreasing the amount of antibiotics after appendicitis surgery can decrease the risk of adverse effects associated with antibiotics while at the same time ensuring participant safety.

antibiotics
appendectomy
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  • 25 May, 2022
  • 1 location
Role of Delay and Antibiotics on Perforation Rate While Waiting Appendectomy

This study evaluates the effects of preoperative delay and antibiotics on perforation rate of appendix while waiting surgery for acute appendicitis. Patients with diagnosed acute appendicitis are randomized into two urgency groups: surgery within 8 hours or surgery within 24 hours. In addition, patients are randomized to either receive antibiotics …

antibiotic therapy
MRI
antibiotics
metronidazole
appendectomy
  • 8 views
  • 04 Sep, 2021
  • 2 locations
Virtual Reality for Appendectomy Pain

To determine the impact of VR-Biofeedback and VR-Distraction on pain and medication utilization in children and adolescents undergoing surgery for ruptured appendix.

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  • 12 Aug, 2021
  • 1 location
Cold Therapy for Pediatric Appendectomy

This is a randomized control trial to evaluate the efficacy of an FDA approved cold therapy device vs. usual care among children undergoing appendectomy at a large children's hospital.

appendectomy
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  • 16 Jun, 2022
  • 1 location
Initial Non-operative Treatment Strategy Versus Appendectomy Treatment Strategy for Simple Appendicitis in Children (APAC)

OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to compare the effectiveness of initial non-operative treatment strategy (reserving appendectomy for those not responding or with

tenderness
gentamicin
phlegmon
abscess
amoxicillin
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  • 24 Feb, 2022
  • 4 locations
TAP Block Versus Local Anesthesia Wound Infiltration for Postoperative Pain Relief After Appendicectomy in Children

When performing laparoscopic appendectomy in children, regional anesthetic techniques are rou-tinely used concomitantly with general anesthesia. These techniques include local infiltration of

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  • 27 Aug, 2021
  • 1 location
AP-325 in Subjects With Peripheral Post-surgical Neuropathic Pain

. cholecystectomy, appendectomy), varicose vein surgery or gynecologic surgery (i.e. hysterectomy, C-section).

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  • 15 Jun, 2022
  • 12 locations
Postoperative Activity Restrictions in Children (PARC)

This study will investigate the need for and length of postoperative activity restrictions in children following a laparoscopic appendectomy or inguinal hernia repair. Currently, no consensus

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  • 27 Feb, 2022
  • 2 locations