Harmonic vs HF Knife in Patients Requiring Abdominal Surgery

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Status

Completed

Conditions

ABDOMINAL SUBCUTANEOUS FAT

Treatments

Procedure: abdominal plastic surgery

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT01262378
ASK # 1557
2909 (Other Identifier)

Details and patient eligibility

About

Prospective, non-randomized, controlled study to investigate the clinical outcome of surgery using the Harmonic knife vs the HF knife in patients requiring abdominoplastic surgery or body lift (Lockwood)

Full description

Aim of the study is to measure amount of seroma in each interventional arm.

Enrollment

22 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • 18 years
  • willing to give consent
  • indication for abdominoplastic surgery
  • no contraindication for general anaesthesia

Exclusion criteria

  • Smoking more than 10 p/day
  • Diabetes mellitus I or II
  • known neoplasms
  • not willing or able to conform with study requirements

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Non-Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

22 participants in 2 patient groups

Harmonic knife
Other group
Description:
surgery using the Harmonic knife
Treatment:
Procedure: abdominal plastic surgery
HF knife
Active Comparator group
Treatment:
Procedure: abdominal plastic surgery

Trial contacts and locations

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