About this trial
Patients undergoing a mastectomy will be enrolled in a prospective, randomised controlled trial. A routine mastectomy will be performed however, patients who undergo mastectomy to be randomised to either LigaSure™ or Monopolar diathermy.
Breast cancer patients undergoing a mastectomy
Where’s this trial being run?
Beaumont Hospital and St Vincents University Hospital
Can I join this study / trial?
The first thing you do is to talk to your doctor and/or the cancer trials research team in your hospital. The contact details for the cancer trials research units in Ireland is here.
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Here’s a list of questions you may have for your doctor or local cancer research team.Questions
Randomised Controlled Trial of LigaSure™ Use Versus Monopolar Diathermy in Mastectomy
|Principal Investigator:||Prof. Arnold Hill (Beaumont Hospital)|
|Global Recruitment Target:||N/A|
|Ireland Recruitment Target:||172|