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Evaluation of the Ability to Detect Bowel Gas During Laparoscopic Surgery

This study will determine the ability of the device to draw a small amount of gas from an insufflated abdomen during laparoscopic surgery and accurately detect if gaseous content from the bowel is present.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Dan E. Azagury

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Device: Sentire




Inclusion Criteria:

   1. Age 18 - 60 years old with the diagnosis of morbid obesity, who qualifies for
   laparoscopic gastric bypass surgical therapy, and has elected to undergo laparoscopic
   gastric bypass surgery.

   2. Receiving care in the Stanford Hospital General Surgery Bariatric Surgery Clinic under
   the care of Dr. Dan Azagury

   3. The patient is scheduled for laparoscopic roux en y gastric bypass surgery, with Dr.

   4. Willing and cognitively able to sign informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

   1. Lack of or inability to provide informed consent.

   2. Less than 18 years of age or greater than 60 years of age

   3. Planned deviation from the standard laparoscopic gastric bypass operation

   4. Conversion intra-operatively from a laparoscopic gastric bypass to an alternative
   laparoscopic surgical operation or to an open gastric bypass operation.

   5. Enrollment in another device or drug study that may confound results.

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Dan Azagury, MD
Not Recruiting