Prospective Randomized Study of Laparoscopic Versus Open Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
This study aims to compare major intraoperative and postoperative parameters in patients randomized to either laparoscopic or open liver resection. Pre- and perioperative events relevant for surgical outcomes will be registered. The following intraoperative parameters will be compared: operative time, blood loss, blood transfusion, while intraoperative incidents will be classified according to the Satava classification. Morbidity will be classified and analysed according to the validated classification for postoperative morbidity as described by Dindo et al.
Within 4 months after surgery
Bjørn Edwin, MD, PhD
Oslo University Hospital - The Interventional Centre
Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics
2011/1285/REK sør-øst B