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Abdominal Binder Study to Decrease Postoperative Pain

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: NCT01685593
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 14, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 14, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Edward R. Kost, M.D., Brooke Army Medical Center

Brief Summary:
We conducted a controlled randomized trial examining the ability of the Mott abdominal Compression Binder to decrease postoperative pain in gynecologic abdominal laparotomy patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Postoperative Pain Device: abdominal binder Other: no binder Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 76 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Controlled Randomized Trial Examining the Ability of the Mott Compression Bonder to Decrease Postoperative Pain in Gynecologic Abdominal Laparotomy Patients.
Study Start Date : January 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2006

Arm Intervention/treatment
Sham Comparator: regular bandage
no abdominal binder
Other: no binder
Experimental: abdominal binder
Device: abdominal binder

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. postoperative pain [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    linear pain scale

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. ambulations in 24 hours postoperatively [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    number ambulations

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. amount morphine used in 24 hours postoperatively [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    mg morphine

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • gynecologic abdominal laparotomy patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non gynecologic abdominal laparotomy patients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01685593

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United States, Texas
Brooke Army Medical Center
Ft Sam Houston, Texas, United States, 78232
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brooke Army Medical Center

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Responsible Party: Edward R. Kost, M.D., Principal Investigator, Brooke Army Medical Center Identifier: NCT01685593    
Other Study ID Numbers: C.2001.128
First Posted: September 14, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012
Keywords provided by Edward R. Kost, M.D., Brooke Army Medical Center:
abdominal binder
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pain, Postoperative
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms