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Double Lock Versus Continuous Non-locking Technique for Closure of Rectus Sheath in Cesarean Sections on Post-operative Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02679365
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 10, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 1, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
dr mohammed elsafty, Ain Shams Maternity Hospital

Brief Summary:
In this trial we compare the effect of 2 closure techniques of the rectus sheath during cesarean sections on postoperative pain. One closure technique is double lock technique and the other is the conventional continuous non-locking technique.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Postoperative Pain Procedure: lower segment cesarean section and double lock closure of rectus sheath Procedure: lower segment cesarean section and continuous non-locking closure of rectus sheath Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 150 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study Start Date : March 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cesarean Section

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: group a
This arm will have lower segment cesarean section done with double locking technique for closure of Rectus Sheath.
Procedure: lower segment cesarean section and double lock closure of rectus sheath
Active Comparator: group b
This arm will have lower segment cesarean section done with continuous non-locking technique for closure of rectus sheath.
Procedure: lower segment cesarean section and continuous non-locking closure of rectus sheath



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. postoperative pain evaluated by VAS [ Time Frame: first week postoperative ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. operative time [ Time Frame: intraoperative ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • first cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • urgent cesarean section
  • previous abdominal surgery
  • previous cesarean section
  • obstetric and medical complications
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Responsible Party: dr mohammed elsafty, Associate Professor, Ain Shams Maternity Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02679365    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2476ASU
First Posted: February 10, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pain, Postoperative
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations