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Economisation of Whipple Resection Using Electrosurgical Sealing Device (SEAL)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2017
Medtronic - MITG
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

Brief Summary:
Including 89 randomised patient, the studies aim is to determine whether an economisation and/or improvement in terms of operating time, drainage fluid, blood loss, time of hospitalisation can be found using an electrosurgical sealing device versus traditional surgical methods such as stitches an ligations.The study is performed for patients undergoing partial pancreatoduodenectomy.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 89 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective, Controlled, Randomized Study of Economisation of the Preparation in Partial Duodenopancreatectomy Using an Electrosurgical Sealing Device Versus Traditional Methods
Study Start Date : May 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2010

Electrosurgical vessel sealing device
traditional surgical methods:stitches and ligations

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients planned for partial pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic head carcinoma, periampullary carcinoma, chronic pancreatitis and other benign lesions.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • resectable tumor

Exclusion Criteria:

  • palliative resection

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00850291

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UH Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany, 20246
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Medtronic - MITG
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Principal Investigator: Jacob R. Izbicki, Prof. Dr. Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

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Responsible Party: Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf Identifier: NCT00850291     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2907
First Posted: February 24, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017
Keywords provided by Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf:
Partial duodenopancreatectomy using electrosurgical vessel sealing device