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Cholelithiasis clinical trials at UC Health
3 research studies open to new patients

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: Using Natural Orfices

    open to eligible females ages 18-75

    This is an observational study of pain and outcomes from females undergoing transvaginal NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder. Female subjects who elect to have a transvaginal NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder and agree to be in this study (through signature on the informed consent form) will be followed per standard of care, with additional follow-up for data collection including the following: - Subjects will complete a 7 day pain/temperature log after surgery - Subjects will complete a standardized sexual function questionnaire (Female Sexual Function Index) prior to surgery and 6 months after surgery - Subjects will receive a phone call at 6 months and at 1 year after surgery to capture data related to safety, adverse events, hospitalizations and patient satisfaction Additional data related to pain and outcomes will be collected at baseline/screening and at follow-up as necessary.

    at UCSD

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: Using Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    This is an observational study of pain and outcomes from patients undergoing transgastric NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder. Subjects who elect to have a transgastric NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder and agree to be in this study (through signature on the informed consent form) will be followed per standard of care, with additional follow-up for data collection including the following: - Subjects will complete a 7 day pain/temperature log after surgery - Subjects will receive a phone call at 6 months and at 1 year after surgery to capture data related to safety, adverse events, hospitalizations and patient satisfaction Additional data related to pain and outcomes will be collected at baseline/screening and at follow-up as necessary.

    at UCSD

  • Use of Robotics for Cholecystectomy; Retrospective Review of Outcomes, Set Up and Learning Curves

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    Comparing the use of surgical robotics during a Cholecystectomy, comparing different platforms and approaches (multi port verses single port).

    at UC Davis

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