AQUACEL® Ag Dressing and Urgotul® Silver Dressing on Healing of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
ConvaTec Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01084577
First received: March 9, 2010
Last updated: February 17, 2011
Last verified: February 2011
  Purpose

A prospective, comparative, randomised study to compare the effects on ulcer healing of AQUACEL® Ag dressing when used for 4 weeks followed by treatment with AQUACEL® for 4 weeks to Urgotul® Silver dressing followed by Urgotul® for 4 weeks on subjects with venous leg ulcers.


Condition Intervention Phase
Leg Ulcer
Device: AQUACEL® Ag
Device: Urgotul® Silver
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Multi-centre, Randomized, Open-label, Parallel, Comparative Study to Evaluate Effects of AQUACEL® Ag Dressing and Urgotul® Silver Dressing on Healing of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers

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Further study details as provided by ConvaTec Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Wound area reduction from baseline (relative) [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Wound closure [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Clinical evolution of the wound [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    presence of each of the 5 selected clinical signs

  • Tolerance [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    occurrence of local adverse events


Estimated Enrollment: 266
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Urgotul® Silver
Urgotul® Silver for four weeks followed by Urgotul® for the remaining 4 weeks.
Device: Urgotul® Silver
Urgotul® Silver for four weeks followed by Urgotul® for the remaining 4 weeks.
Active Comparator: AQUACEL® Ag
AQUACEL® Ag dressing for four weeks followed by AQUACEL® for the remaining 4 weeks.
Device: AQUACEL® Ag
AQUACEL® Ag dressing for four weeks followed by AQUACEL® for the remaining 4 weeks.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects over 18 years, willing and able to provide written informed consent.
  • Subjects who have an ankle to brachial pressure index (ABPI) of 0.8 or greater.
  • Subjects who have a venous leg ulcer (i.e. CEAP classification of C6), with duration less than 24 months and size ranging between 5 cm2-40 cm2 .
  • Subjects' leg ulcers will meet at least 3 of the 5 following clinical signs: pain between 2 dressing changes, perilesional skin erythema, oedema, foul odour, and heavy exudation.
  • Subjects agree to wear compression therapy daily in combination with the trial dressing.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with a history of skin sensitivity to any of the components of the study product.
  • Subjects who have had current local or systemic antibiotics in the week prior to inclusion.
  • Subjects whose leg ulcers are clinically infected or erysipelas, malignant, or who have had recent deep venous thrombosis or venous surgery within the last 3 months.
  • Subjects who have a progressive neoplastic lesion treated by radiotherapy or chemotherapy, or on-going treatment with immunosuppressive agents or high dose corticosteroids.
  • Subjects who have participated in a clinical study within the past 3 months.
  • Subjects who are pregnant or breastfeeding (in accordance with the Urgotul® Silver package insert).
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01084577

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Sponsors and Collaborators
ConvaTec Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Dheerendra Kommala, MD ConvaTec Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dheerendra Kommala, MD, Convatec Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01084577     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CW-0142-09-U354
Study First Received: March 9, 2010
Last Updated: February 17, 2011
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Poland: Ethics Committee
Germany: Ethics Commission
Denmark: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leg Ulcer
Ulcer
Varicose Ulcer
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Varicose Veins
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium
Laxatives
Gastrointestinal Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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