Aquacel Compared to Traditional Post Surgical Wound Dressing in Vascular Surgery Patients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00428623
First received: January 29, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

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.


Condition Intervention Phase
Wound Healing
Patient Comfort
Procedure: wound dressing
Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Allocation: Random Sample
Time Perspective: Longitudinal

Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2006
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients undergoing elective vascular surgery, with an expected hospital stay of at least 4 days. informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • known hypersensitivity to the dressing materials. age under 18 years. dementia, insufficient danish language understanding, pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Denmark
Department of Vascular Surgery, Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Investigators
Study Director: torben V Schroeder, prof,dmsc.md professor
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00428623     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Torben V Schroeder
Study First Received: January 29, 2007
Last Updated: January 29, 2007
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
Patient comfort
Wound dressings
infection
vascular surgery

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