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Suturing vs Biological Adhesive in Simple Lacerations of Hand (sutvsglu)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00524888
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2007 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : September 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2007
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
To assess the difference in clinical outcome between lacerations in the hand treated by sutures versus treated by tissue adhesive.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lacerations Procedure: suturing laceration Procedure: bioadhesive Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Suturing Vs Adhesion for Hand Lacerations in the ER A Randomized Prospective Study
Study Start Date : September 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
suturing lacerations of the hand
Procedure: suturing laceration
suturing simple lacerations of the hand

Active Comparator: 2
using bioadhesive on lacerations of hand
Procedure: bioadhesive
using bioadhesive on simple lacerations of the hand

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Wound appearance [ Time Frame: 3 Months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain of treatment and time length of treatment [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any age
  • Hand laceration distal to the volar wrist crease.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Fracture , tendon, artery involvement, more than 8 hours from laceration to trx,
  • Immunosuppression
  • Anticoagulation therapy
  • Diabetes
  • Unable to achieve homeostasis in more than 15 minutes
  • Unwilling to participate in the study
  • Unable to participate in the follow up or bite of any kind.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00524888

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Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Contact: Arik Tzukert, DMD    0097226776095   
Contact: Hadas Lemberg    00972256777572   
Principal Investigator: MICHAEL ICEKSON, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Michael Icekson, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00524888    
Other Study ID Numbers: sutvsglu-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: September 5, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007
Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Hand laceration distal to the volar wrist crease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Wounds and Injuries