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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 now accepting new patients for this trial.


Phase: N/A


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - 90 Years

Inclusion Criteria

- 18 - 90 - Planning to undergo hip surgery - Fluent in English - Willing and able to sign informed consent and HIPAA authorization

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

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