Platelets in Acute Wounds: A Pilot Study (PAWS)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Medtronic Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted

Comparison of wound healing treatments; platelet gel vs. control

Condition Intervention
Procedure: application of autologous platelet gel

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Platelets in Acute Wounds: A Pilot Study (PAWS)

Further study details as provided by Medtronic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to complete closure

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • pain
  • long-term scar appearance

Estimated Enrollment: 8
Study Start Date: January 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2005
Detailed Description:

Comparison of autologous platelet gel to a control treatment in acute wounds, specifically punch biopsy wounds. Eight patients included in this pilot/feasibility study. Wound healing evaluated over 6 months for wound closure and long term outcome.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Healthy non-smokers, >18 years of age, BMI<30 -

Exclusion Criteria:

Smokers, obese, keloid formers, bleeding disorders, medications -

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00199992

United States, Minnesota
DaVita Clinical Research
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55404
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: David HOM, M.D. Hennepin County Medical Center/ University of Minnesota
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00199992     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: APG-01-02-05
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: September 12, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Medtronic:
acute wounds
platelet gel processed this record on April 20, 2014