Wound Healing After Emergency Appendicectomy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tampere University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00913445
First received: June 2, 2009
Last updated: June 10, 2010
Last verified: May 2010

June 2, 2009
June 10, 2010
July 2009
May 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Wound heeling [ Time Frame: 14 days after operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Wound heeling [ Time Frame: 14 and 30 days after operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
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Cosmetic result [ Time Frame: 1 year after operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Wound Healing After Emergency Appendicectomy
Wound Healing and Cosmetic Result After Emergency Appendicectomy in Adult Patients: a Prospective, Randomised Trial Comparing Two Methods of Wound Closure

The purpose of this trial is to compare two techniques of wound closure in open appendicectomies in adult patients: continuous, absorbable, intradermal suture and interrupted, non-absorbable sutures.

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Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Appendicitis
Procedure: appendicectomy
Wound healing after absorbable and nonabsorbable stitches are compared
  • Active Comparator: surgery, absorbable stitches
    wound healing after absorbable and nonabsorbable stitches are compared
    Intervention: Procedure: appendicectomy
  • Active Comparator: surgery, nonabsorbable stitches
    Intervention: Procedure: appendicectomy
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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
200
May 2010
May 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patient with acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Finland
 
NCT00913445
R09060
No
Tuomo Rantanen MD,PhD, Tampere University Hospital
Tampere University Hospital
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Tampere University Hospital
May 2010

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