Table 2

Listed recruiting Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) on clinicaltrial.gov (search date: May-14, 2011). QoL = Quality of life

trial number

study Center

enrollment

1° endpoint

2° endpoint(s)

masking


NCT01348620

Sacro Cuore Don Calabria

58

Pain

Cosmesis (VAS)

Double blind

NCT01094379

Athens

40

Pain

Cosmesis (1 month), OR time, QoL

Single blind

NCT01104727

EAES

600

Morbidity rate

Pain, cosmesis (2 months)

Open label

NCT00974194

Lausanne

260

Pain

Complications, costs, cosmesis (1, 3, 12 months), complications

Double blind

NCT01268748

Copenhagen

120

Pain

Cosmesis (1 month), well-being score

Double blind

NCT01195285

Saint Luke's Health System

150

Costs

Pain, morbidity, QoL

Double blind

NCT00904865

Geneva

200

Cosmesis, body image and QoL (1 month)

Morbidity, Pain, OR time

Open label

NCT01339325

San Giovanni Addolorata

180

Compound of length of stay, pain, cosmesis and QoL

OR time, conversion rate, complication rate

Open label

NCT01278472

Zurich

110

Cosmesis (3 months)

Pain, QoL, conversion rate, convalescence

Double blind


Steinemann et al. BMC Surgery 2011 11:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-11-24

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