Clinical Trial Comparing Tissue Adhesive Vs. Absorbable Suture Vs. Non-Absorbable Suture
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00292513
Verified May 2005 by Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Standard suture is superior to both tissue adhesive (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) and absorbable sutures with respect to cosmetic outcome of, complication rate of and parental satisfaction with the closure of low tension facial, neck and shoulder, wounds in children and adolescents
Condition or disease
Cyst of Face, Neck or ShoulderPilomatrixoma of Face, Neck or Shoulder
A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Tissue Adhesive (2-Octylcyanoacrylate) Vs. Absorbable Suture Vs. Non-Absorbable Suture for the Closure of Low Tension Facial and Neck Wounds in Children and Adolescents
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Age less than or equal to 18
Pre-operative diagnosis of cyst or pilomatrixoma of neck, face or shoulder
outpatient scheduled for outpatient or day surgery at Children's Hospital San Diego
known hypersensitivity to cyanoacrylate or formaldehyde
lesions with any evidence of active infection or gangrene
lesions on or across mucocutaneous surfaces
lesions in which skin may be regularly exposed to body fluids
lesions located in areas of dense natural hair (ie scalp)
patients with peripheral vascular disease, insulin dependent diabetes mellitis or blood clotting disorders