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New Haven, Connecticut 06520


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine if the Airseal System will reduce post-operative pain and reduce the need for narcotics in laparoscopic living kidney donor surgeries.


Study summary:

Our hypothesis is that Airseal Insufflation System will provide reduced mean operative insufflation pressure and operative mean ETCO2, resulting in improved post-operative pain control and improved operative safety. The Airseal System has demonstrated decreased variability in intra-abdominal pressure, less post-operative shoulder pain, lower mean ETCO2 and reduced narcotic pain administration. These metrics have been demonstrated in human subjects undergoing gynecologic, urologic and bariatric procedures. The established benefits in a human model provide a foundation for translating this technology to living kidney donors. The advantage lies in the ability to improve pain-related outcomes in this population, which translates into increased living donation; the single solution to reduce mortality for patients suffering from end-stage kidney disease.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Any living donor who has been approved to donate a kidney is eligible to participate. Exclusion Criteria:


NCT ID:

NCT02262039


Primary Contact:

Study Director
Sanjay Kulkarni, MD
Yale University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

New Haven, Connecticut 06520
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 19, 2017

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