Aquacel Compared to Traditional Post Surgical Wound Dressing in Vascular Surgery Patients
The study is a prospective randomised, controlled study of 136 patients undergoing vascular surgery. Their closed wounds were covered with either aquacel, a hydrofiber dressing, or a traditional gauze dressing.Number of changes, patient comfort,number of infections, length of hospital stay and wound complications were compared between the two groups.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Random Sample
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00428623
|Department of Vascular Surgery, Rigshospitalet|
|Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100|
|Study Director:||torben V Schroeder, prof,dmsc.md||professor|