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Detection of Immune Changes as a Result of Surgical Trauma in Human Subject

Surgical trauma triggers a massive inflammatory response. Over time, both the innate and adaptive branches of the immune system are affected by surgical trauma. The purpose of this study to characterize the cellular and molecular mechanisms immune response to surgical trauma. Additionally, detailed information about patients' recovery profile will be recorded over a period of 6 weeks, with the eventual goal of linking immune responses to recovery profiles.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Martin Angst

Stanford Investigator(s):


Inclusion Criteria:

   - 18 - 90

   - Planning to undergo hip surgery

   - Fluent in English

   - Willing and able to sign informed consent and HIPAA authorization

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Any systemic disease that might compromise the immune system

   - Diagnosis of cancer within the last 5 years

   - Psychiatric, immunological, and neurological conditions that would interfere with the
   collection and interpretation of study data

   - Pregnancy

   - Any other conditions that, in the opinion of the investigators, may compromise a
   participant's safety or the integrity of the study

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - 90 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Martin S. Angst
(650) 498-7425