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Active Clinical Trials

Robotic-assisted and Laparoscopic Right Colectomy Study - Intracorporeal vs. Extracorporeal Anastomoses (ANCOR)

Active NCT:
03312569
Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital

Sponsor: 
Intuitive Surgical
Contact: 

For more information, please contact Luann Healy by telephone at 412-359-8420 or email at Luann.Healy@ahn.org or Julie Russo by telephone at 412-359-6851 or email Julie.Russo@ahn.org.

A Multi-Center Prospective Comparison of Intracorporeal and Extracorporeal Anastomoses for Minimally Invasive Right Colectomy

Purpose: 

To compare intracorporeal and extracorporeal anastomoses for robotic-assisted and laparoscopic right colectomies

Ages Eligible for Study:  18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)

Sexes Eligible for Study:  All

Accepts Healthy Volunteers:  Yes

Sampling Method:  Non-Probability Sample

Study Population

Subject undergoing either laparoscopic or robotic-assisted right colectomy for benign or malignant right colon disease

Inclusion Criteria:

Subject is 18 years or older

Subject undergoing either laparoscopic or robotic-assisted right colectomy for benign or malignant right colon disease

Subject undergoing intracorporeal or extracorporeal anastomosis proximal to mid-transverse colon

Exclusion Criteria:

Subject is contraindicated for general anesthesia or surgery

Emergent Case

Subject has perforated, obstructing or locally invasive neoplasm (T4b)

Subject with inflammatory bowel disease

Subject with prior incisional hernia repair

Planned right colectomy along with major concomitant procedures (e.g. hepatectomies, other intestinal resections).

Metastatic disease with life expectancy of less than 1 year

Pregnant or suspect pregnancy

Subject is mentally handicapped or has a psychological disorder or severe systemic illness that would preclude compliance with study requirements or ability to provide informed consent

Subject belonging to other vulnerable population, e.g, prisoner or ward of the state