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NCT ID: NCT02149446 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Post Operative Pancreatic Fistula

Does Reinforcement of the Staple Line in Left Pancreatectomy Reduce the Rate of Pancreatic Fistula?

Start date: April 2014
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Dividing pancreas when performing left-sided resections opens the risk for leakage from the divided end of the pancreas. Pancreatic juices could have a severe effect on surrounding abdominal tissues with abscess formation producing systemic inflammation and potential lethal bleeding. Studies have shown that reinforcement of the staple line when dividing pancreas could reduce the risk of leakage. Surgisis (COOK Medical) a product already in use for staple line reinforcement in gastric and lung surgery could be used as a reinforcement when stapling pancreas in left sided resections. In a prospective randomized trial we want to compare Surgisis reinforcement to no reinforcement of stapled division in left sided pancreatic resections. Primary outcome is pancreatic fistula yes/no.