Single Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy
The aim of this study is to compare the short-term outcomes of single-incision and conventional laparoscopic appendectomy.
Procedure: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Procedure: Conventional appendectomy
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Prospective Randomised Study Comparing Single Incision Transumbilical Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy|
|Study Start Date:||September 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Experimental: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy||Procedure: Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy|
Experimental: Conventional appendectomy
|Procedure: Conventional appendectomy|
Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency. The treatment is surgical and single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) involves performing laparoscopic surgery through a single transumbilical point, in an attempt to improve the results of laparoscopic surgery.