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Comparing a Closing System Without a Needle With Positive Pressure to a Heparin Lock With Positive Pressure

This study has been completed.
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University Hospital, Ghent Identifier:
First received: October 10, 2006
Last updated: April 24, 2009
Last verified: April 2009

A prospective randomized study to compare 2 groups:

  • heparine lock with positive pressure
  • lock without a needle with positive pressure

Condition Intervention
Device: Catheter locking systems

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective Study Which Compares the Use of a Closing System Without a Needle and With Positive Pressure to a Heparin Lock With Positive Pressure for Patients With a Catheter for Chemotherapy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical evaluation

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Oncological patients who require intravenous chemotherapy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00386451

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Principal Investigator: Caren Randon, MD University Hospital, Ghent
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Caren Randon, University Hospital Ghent Identifier: NCT00386451     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006/331
Study First Received: October 10, 2006
Last Updated: April 24, 2009
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

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Intravenous chemotherapy processed this record on November 25, 2014