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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery, Disease, Adnexal or Laparoscopic Surgery
and you are
between 18 and 70
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Objective: To compare vNOTES (vaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery) and established laparoscopic removal of benign adnexal masses Study design: Randomized controlled/single center/single-blinded/parallel-group/non-inferiority/efficacy trial. Study population: Women aged 18 to 70 years with symptomatic or persistent benign adnexal masses detected by clinical examination and ultrasound. Randomization: Women will be randomly allocated to undergo one of two techniques for removal of the benign adnexal mass immediately before surgery by using a computer generated randomization list. The investigators will use stratified randomization according to the cyst diameter. Intervention: Women will be treated by a surgeon who is not blinded to the treatment allocation and who is equally skilled in performing both techniques. In the intervention group a vNOTES technique will be used. Control: In the control group surgery will be done by a classical laparoscopic technique. Participants, nursing staff and outcome assessors will be blinded. Main study parameters/endpoints: Primary outcomes: successful removal of a benign adnexal mass without spill. Secondary outcomes: the proportion of women discharged the same day based on their own preference; postoperative pain scores using a VAS (Visual Analogue Scale) measured between day 1 till 7 by the participating women following surgery and the total amount of analgesics used as described in the standardized pain treatment protocol between day 1 till 7; postoperative infection defined by lower abdominal pain with fever > 38°C and positive clinical signs or laboratory findings; per- or postoperative complications according to the Clavien- Dindo classification detected during the first six weeks of surgery; duration of the surgical procedure; incidence and intensity of dyspareunia recorded by the participants at 3 and 6 months by self-reporting using a simple questionnaire and VAS scale; sexual wellbeing recorded by the participants at 3 and 6 months by SSFS (Short Sexual Functioning Scale); direct costs associated up to 6 weeks after the surgical intervention with both procedures.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: vNOTES adnexectomy
  • Procedure: Laparoscopic adnexectomy

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02630329. The sponsor of the trial is Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden and it is looking for 66 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Adnexectomy for Benign Gynaecological Pathology by Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopy or Laparoscopy