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

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

January 29, 2007
January 29, 2007
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Aquacel Compared to Traditional Post Surgical Wound Dressing in Vascular Surgery Patients
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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.

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Observational
Allocation: Random Sample
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
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  • Wound Healing
  • Patient Comfort
Procedure: wound dressing
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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January 2006
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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
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18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Denmark
 
NCT00428623
Torben V Schroeder
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark
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Study Director: torben V Schroeder, prof,dmsc.md professor
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
January 2007

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