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WARD Surgery observational study

Study design

Observational study

Sample size

500 participants


Study sites

Rigshospitalet and Bispebjerg Hospital


Inclusion criteria

Adult patients (from 18 years of age) undergoing elective major abdominal cancer surgery.


Study procedures

Included patients were monitored with WARD equipment from after the surgery in the post anesthesia care unit (POTA) and up to 4 days postoperatively while hospitalized. 


Primary outome

Primary outcome is the amount and duration of physiological parameter deviations. Secondary outcomes is the number of postoperative complications within 30 days after surgery.


Primary Investigator

Camilla Haahr-Raunkjær, MD, PhD student

Jesper Mølgaard, MD, PhD student