LAPLAND - Laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis

Enrollment ended: December 31, 2012 @ 16:46:49 UTC ID: NCTxxxxxx

Trial sponsor: iCore


The standard approach to generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis involves open surgery and diversion of faecal content. This study will assess the feasibility of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage.


This randomized clinical trial studies laparoscopic lavage to compare it to standard resectional surgery (Hartmann’s operation) in perforated diverticulitis

Trial type: Interventional

Allocation: Randomised

Inclusion Criteria: Confirmed diverticulitis

Exclusion Criteria: Patients under 18 years of age.
Previous surgery for diverticular disease

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