A Randomized, Controlled Study Evaluating the Immune-Modulatory Effects of Perioperative Administration of Arginine Rich Nutritional Supplements With Mass Cytometry in Patient Undergoing Surgery

The primary objective of this study is to characterize the immune-modulatory effects of arginine-rich nutritional supplements in patients undergoing surgery. Numerical and functional changes of all circulating immune cells will be assessed with mass cytometry.

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Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • dietary supplement : An arginine rich nutritional supplement

Phase: N/A

Eligibility

Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - 65 Years

Inclusion Criteria

1. Colon surgery for cancer 2. Patients ? 18 and ?65 years of age 3. Patients willing and able to sign an informed consent form and Health Insurance and Portability Act (HIPAA) authorization and to comply with study procedures

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Contact information

Primary Contact:

Julian Silva, MA 650-724-9341

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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