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Comparison of Absorbable Sutures in Perineal Laceration Repair

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00223119
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Study recruitment very slow.)
First Posted : September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Medtronic - MITG

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the difference in pain scales between absorbable suture types for second-degree perineal laceration repair.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Perineal Laceration Repair Device: Absorbable Sutures Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears





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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Able to sign informed consent
  • Vaginal laceration that requires sutures but does not involve the anal sphincter (third-degree tear) or rectal mucosa (fourth-degree tear)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to speak and understand English or Spanish
  • Previous diagnosis of vulvodynia, dyspareunia, or other chronic vulvar pain syndrome
  • Extensive perineal warts or vulvar varicosities

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00223119


Locations
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United States, Connecticut
US Surgical
Norwalk, Connecticut, United States, 06856
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medtronic - MITG
Investigators
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Study Director: Donna Doran Medtronic - MITG
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00223119    
Other Study ID Numbers: SYN03001
First Posted: September 22, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2012
Last Verified: October 2012
Keywords provided by Medtronic - MITG:
perineal trauma
perineal laceration
persistent perineal pain
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lacerations
Wounds and Injuries