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Assessment of the Influence of Cleft Repair on Microcirculation of the Palate

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03877666
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 18, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 7, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Brief Summary:
Investigators aim to evaluate the influence of cleft surgery on the tissue microcirculation of the palate with a non-invasive measurement.

Condition or disease
Cleft Palate Cleft Lip and Palate

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Intraoperative Assessment of the Influence of Cleft Repair on Microcirculation of the Palate
Actual Study Start Date : August 4, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2023
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2023

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in tissue perfusion (regional tissue oxygen saturation (StO2%)) before and after surgery non-invasively measured [ Time Frame: One measurement before surgery, one measurement immediately after surgery ]
    The difference and impact of our routine surgical technique on the tissue perfusion of the palate is measured non-invasively with a probe (regional StO2%). Localized measurement of the microvascular hemoglobin oxygen saturation.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Status of wound healing [ Time Frame: at 3 month and 6 month after surgery ]
    status of wound healing, fistula formation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 13 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with orofacial clefts undergoing surgical repair of the deformity.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with orofacial clefts, who undergo routine cleft repair

Exclusion Criteria:

  • missing datasets
  • no signed consent for research.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03877666

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Contact: Benito K Benitez, MD DDS MHBA 615565285 ext 0041 benito.benitez@usb.ch
Contact: Andreas A Mueller, MD DDS PhD 613286095 ext 0041 andreas.mueller@usb.ch

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Universitätsspital Basel Recruiting
Basel, Switzerland, 4310
Contact: Benito K Benitez, MD, DDS    615565285 ext 0041    benito.benitez@usb.ch   
Contact: Andreas A Mueller, MD, DDS, PhD    13286095 ext 0041    andreas.mueller@usb.ch   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
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Principal Investigator: Benito K Benitez, MD DDS MHBA University Basel and University Hospital Basel
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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03877666    
Other Study ID Numbers: Microcirculation Palate
First Posted: March 18, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 7, 2021
Last Verified: October 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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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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Cleft Palate
Cleft Lip
Lip Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Mouth Abnormalities
Stomatognathic System Abnormalities
Congenital Abnormalities
Jaw Abnormalities
Jaw Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Maxillofacial Abnormalities
Craniofacial Abnormalities
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities