Implementation of a Rapid Recovery Program in Gynecologic Oncology Surgery: A Pilot Study
Subjects will be randomly assigned to one of two groups: Rapid recovery protocol (regional
anesthesia, pain control options with emphasis on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDS) over narcotic pain medications, early ambulation, and early enteral feeding) or
standard of care (traditional laparatomy and supportive care).
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Return to Function
The primary outcome of this study is a reduction of length of hospital stay from a mean of 5 days to 3 days.
Peter Argenta, M.D.
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
United States: Institutional Review Board
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