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Surgical Wound Infections After Vascular Surgery: Prospective Multicenter Trial

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Kuopio University Hospital
South Karelia central hospital
South Savo central hospital
Information provided by:
North Karelia Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00812747
First received: December 19, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2008
History: No changes posted

December 19, 2008
December 19, 2008
June 2007
January 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
wound infection incidence
Same as current
No Changes Posted
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Surgical Wound Infections After Vascular Surgery: Prospective Multicenter Trial
Surgical Wound Infections After Vascular Surgery: Prospective Multicenter Trial

The purpose of this multicentre prospective trial is to determine the incidence and risk factors for surgical wound infections. Also the investigators will evaluate consequences of wound infections to the patients, and extra costs caused by wound infections.

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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

All patients who underwent non-emergency infrarenal aortic or lower limb arterial surgery between June 2007 and January 2008 were enrolled to this study.

Surgical Wound Infection
Other: observation
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Intervention: Other: observation
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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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June 2008
January 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • non-emergency infrarenal aortic or lower limb arterial surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient's refusal to participate
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Finland
 
NCT00812747
NKCH-Surg-002
No
MD Johanna Turtiainen, north karelia central hospital, clinic of surgery
North Karelia Central Hospital
  • Kuopio University Hospital
  • South Karelia central hospital
  • South Savo central hospital
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North Karelia Central Hospital
December 2008

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