Summary

for females ages 18-75 (full criteria)
at San Diego, California
study started
estimated completion:
Garth Jacobsen

Description

Summary

This is a prospective chart review/data collection study of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) for ventral hernia repair, that will include questionnaires administered throughout the study. Subjects enrolled will be those intending to have a transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair. Data will be collected and reviewed through 12 months post-op.

Keywords

Umbilical Hernia Ventral Hernia Hernia Hernia, Ventral Hernia, Umbilical transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair transvaginal NOTES

Eligibility

For females ages 18-75

Inclusion:

  1. Umbilical or incisional hernia greater than 2 cm in size
  2. Female, age 18-75
  3. Mentally competent to give informed consent
  4. Scheduled to undergo a transvaginal NOTES ventral hernia repair

Exclusion:

  1. Pregnant women
  2. Patients with defects measuring greater than 10 cm in size
  3. Patients with complex hernias requiring fascial mobilization for closure
  4. Morbidly obese patients (BMI >45)

Location

  • University of California, San Diego Medical Center accepting new patients
    San Diego California 92103 United States

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, San Diego
ID
NCT01398215
Lead Scientist
Garth Jacobsen
Study Type
Observational
Last Updated
April 30, 2018