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Evaluation of the Product Properties of Individualized 3D-compression Garments to Treat Scars

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03664505
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2018
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tobias Kisch, University of Schleswig-Holstein

Brief Summary:
Burn scars are treated with compression garments. These are produced based on manual measure data. The aim of this study is to evaluate correct fitting, wearing comfort, suitability for daily use and scar properties after using garments produced on base of measuring data from scanning in comparison to manual measured data.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burn Scar Device: Compression garment (manual) Device: Compression garment (scan) Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
In plastic and reconstructive surgery, treatment of burn scars is still challenging, because excessive and hypertrophic scarring can occur. Burn garments are usually used to reduce such scarring. However, measure are taken manually by a measuring tape using interpolation. Therefore, compression garments produced on base of 3D surface imaging using a scanning system are compared to compression garments based on manually measurements regarding correct fitting, wearing comfort, suitability for daily use and scar properties.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Masking Description: The patient receives two different burn garments and does not know which one was produced based on the scan data and which one on the manual measuring.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Product Properties of Individualized 3D-compression Garments to Treat Scars
Actual Study Start Date : September 6, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 9, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : December 1, 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Garment based on manual measurement
Garment based on manual measurement is used on burn scar
Device: Compression garment (manual)
Garment based on manual measurement

Experimental: Garment based on scan measurement
Garment based on scan measurement is used on burn scar
Device: Compression garment (scan)
Garment based on scan measurement




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fitting of the garment (on a numeric rating scale 0-10) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Numeric rating scale from 0 (minimum) to 10 (maximum) judged by the patient: 0 means perfect fitting, 10 means no fitting). Higher values represent a worse outcome.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comfort of the garment (on a numeric rating scale 0-10) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Numeric rating scale from 0 (minimum) to 10 (maximum) judged by the patient: 0 means good wearing comfort, 10 means bad wearing comfort. Higher values represent a worse outcome.

  2. Daily use of the garment (on a numeric rating scale 0-10) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Numeric rating scale from 0 (minimum) to 10 (maximum) judged by the patient: 0 means good suitability of daily use, 10 means bad suitability of daily use. Higher values represent a worse outcome.



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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Burn scars on an arm after IIa-III. burn (1-30% surface area)
  • Indication for burn garments
  • Experience in using burn garments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Consume of pain killer
  • Medication with cortisone or immun suppressive therapy
  • Psychiatric disease

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03664505


Locations
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Germany
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein
Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, 23538
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Schleswig-Holstein
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Responsible Party: Tobias Kisch, Principal Investigator, University of Schleswig-Holstein
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03664505    
Other Study ID Numbers: 18-174
First Posted: September 10, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2019
Last Verified: December 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cicatrix
Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes