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Fixation of Skin Grafts in Patients With Burns: Comparison Between Cyanoacrylate Glue and Skin Staples

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Rabin Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00363558
First received: August 10, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2003
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Skin graft fixation is essential for the success of its survival. There are several common methods for skin graft fixation including sutures, skin staples and glue. The study objective is to compare between skin graft fixation with staples and glue in burn patients. The study is retrospective. It Includes 44 patients that were hospitalized in the burn unit, Rabin Medical Center, Israel with 2nd and 3rd degree burns, total body surface area 1-50% during 1/2002-5/2003.All patients were operated for debridement and skin grafting. In 29 patients the skin graft was fixated with staples and in 15 with cyanoacrylate glue (histoacryl). The parameters that will be compared are skin graft take, hospitalization length and local infection.


Condition
Grafting, Skin
Burn

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Allocation: Random Sample
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: Fixation of Skin Grafts in Patients With Burns: Comparison Between Cyanoacrylate Glue and Skin Staples

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Further study details as provided by Rabin Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: January 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2003
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • hospitalized patients with 2nd and 3rd degree burns who were operated for debridement and skin grafting
  • burn total body surface area 1-50%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • burn total body surface area> 50%
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00363558

Locations
Israel
Rabin Medical Center
Petah-Tikva, Israel, 49100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rabin Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Neta Adler, MD Rabin Medical Center , Israel
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00363558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4133
Study First Received: August 10, 2006
Last Updated: August 10, 2006
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Rabin Medical Center:
skin graft
fixation
cyanoacrylate glue
skin staples

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burns
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 27, 2014