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Fluorescence versus X-ray cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: protocol for a randomised trial

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@article{3302c82bd3d6464981968c29f188cf82,
title = "Fluorescence versus X-ray cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: protocol for a randomised trial",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Intraoperative fluorescent cholangiography is a novel non-invasive imaging technique to visualise the extrahepatic biliary tract during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. It has been proven feasible, fast and cost effective. Never-theless, there is only sparse data on the capacity of fluorescent cholangiography to visualise the biliary anatomy.METHODS: Based on a non-inferiority design, patients with complicated gallstone disease are randomised to either -intraoperative conventional X-ray cholangiography (reference group, n = 60) or intraoperative fluorescent cholangiography (n = 60). The primary outcome is visualisation of the junction between the cystic duct, the common hepatic duct and the common bile duct.CONCLUSION: The present study may show that fluorescent cholangiography is as valid for visualisation of important structures of the extrahepatic biliary tract as conventional X-ray cholangiography. This may lead to the introduction of online imaging of the extrahepatic tract during dissection of the gallbladder during cholecystectomy.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: This study was registered with clinicaltrials.gov (No. NCT02344654), with the National Committee on Health Research Ethics (Reg. no. H-15000817) and with the Danish Data Protection Agency (Reg no. AHH- 2015-005).",
keywords = "Journal Article",
author = "Lehrskov, {Lars Lang} and Larsen, {S{\o}ren S} and Kristensen, {Billy B} and Thue Bisgaard",
year = "2016",
month = "8",
language = "English",
volume = "63",
journal = "Danish Medical Bulletin (Online)",
issn = "1603-9629",
publisher = "Almindelige Danske Laegeforening",
number = "8",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Fluorescence versus X-ray cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy

T2 - protocol for a randomised trial

AU - Lehrskov, Lars Lang

AU - Larsen, Søren S

AU - Kristensen, Billy B

AU - Bisgaard, Thue

PY - 2016/8

Y1 - 2016/8

N2 - INTRODUCTION: Intraoperative fluorescent cholangiography is a novel non-invasive imaging technique to visualise the extrahepatic biliary tract during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. It has been proven feasible, fast and cost effective. Never-theless, there is only sparse data on the capacity of fluorescent cholangiography to visualise the biliary anatomy.METHODS: Based on a non-inferiority design, patients with complicated gallstone disease are randomised to either -intraoperative conventional X-ray cholangiography (reference group, n = 60) or intraoperative fluorescent cholangiography (n = 60). The primary outcome is visualisation of the junction between the cystic duct, the common hepatic duct and the common bile duct.CONCLUSION: The present study may show that fluorescent cholangiography is as valid for visualisation of important structures of the extrahepatic biliary tract as conventional X-ray cholangiography. This may lead to the introduction of online imaging of the extrahepatic tract during dissection of the gallbladder during cholecystectomy.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: This study was registered with clinicaltrials.gov (No. NCT02344654), with the National Committee on Health Research Ethics (Reg. no. H-15000817) and with the Danish Data Protection Agency (Reg no. AHH- 2015-005).

AB - INTRODUCTION: Intraoperative fluorescent cholangiography is a novel non-invasive imaging technique to visualise the extrahepatic biliary tract during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. It has been proven feasible, fast and cost effective. Never-theless, there is only sparse data on the capacity of fluorescent cholangiography to visualise the biliary anatomy.METHODS: Based on a non-inferiority design, patients with complicated gallstone disease are randomised to either -intraoperative conventional X-ray cholangiography (reference group, n = 60) or intraoperative fluorescent cholangiography (n = 60). The primary outcome is visualisation of the junction between the cystic duct, the common hepatic duct and the common bile duct.CONCLUSION: The present study may show that fluorescent cholangiography is as valid for visualisation of important structures of the extrahepatic biliary tract as conventional X-ray cholangiography. This may lead to the introduction of online imaging of the extrahepatic tract during dissection of the gallbladder during cholecystectomy.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: This study was registered with clinicaltrials.gov (No. NCT02344654), with the National Committee on Health Research Ethics (Reg. no. H-15000817) and with the Danish Data Protection Agency (Reg no. AHH- 2015-005).

KW - Journal Article

M3 - Journal article

VL - 63

JO - Danish Medical Bulletin (Online)

JF - Danish Medical Bulletin (Online)

SN - 1603-9629

IS - 8

ER -

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