A Study Assessing Robotic Surgery in the Seated Position for Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Head and Neck Using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System
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Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 16-001297
NCT ID: NCT02792322
Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-001297
About this study
This study is designed to investigate if transoral surgery with the patient in the seated position utilizing the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) will enable better visualization and expedited removal of benign and malignant tumors of the throat.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Patient is ≥ 18 years old at time of treatment.
- Patient must present with indications for diagnostic or therapeutic surgery for benign or malignant diseases of the head and neck.
- Written informed consent.
Pre-Operative Exclusion Criteria:
- Unexplained fever and/or untreated, active infection.
- Patient pregnancy.
- Previous head and neck surgery precluding robotic procedures.
- The presence of medical conditions contraindicating general anesthesia or standard surgical approaches.
Intra-Operative Exclusion Criteria:
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
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