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Device to Assist With Abdominal Access During Laparoscopic Surgery
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and ease of use of a trocar placement access device (TPAD) to assist with obtaining peritoneal access with a Veress needle, and for placing a primary trocar, during laparoscopic surgery.
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: TauTona Group
- Device: Trocar Placement Assist Device (TPAD)
- Age >/= 18
- Scheduled for laparoscopic surgery
- Able to understand and willing to sign a written informed consent form
- Age < 18
- Any situation where blind, peri-umbilical passage of a Veress needle is
- Any situation where patients have suspected or confirmed intra-abdominal adhesions
involving the peri-umbilical abdominal wall.
- Any situation where patients have a suspected or confirmed umbilical hernia or
peri-umbilical ventral hernia.
- Any situation where there is not intact, uncompromised skin of the peri-umbilical
region where the device is to be placed.
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study