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Assessment of Peritoneal Immune Response in Patients With Severe Intra-abdominal Sepsis Managed With Laparostomy and Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC)

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: NCT01410526
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2011 by Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 5, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2011
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Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki

No Study Results Posted on for this Study
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2013
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