LAPLAND Trial

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

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

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCTxxxxxx


Trial sponsor: iCore


Rationale:

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.


Purpose:

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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