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Evaluation of DermStream(tm) - an Irrigation Product for Chronic Wound Management

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
EnzySurge Identifier:
First received: April 3, 2006
Last updated: July 31, 2008
Last verified: July 2008

The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of DermaStream(tm) in the management of chronic wounds.

Other goals of this study are to gain feedback from patients and healthcare providers on the ease of use (the ergonomic aspect) of the device, and to make a preliminary evaluation of the efficacy of DermaStream(tm) in chronic wound management.

Condition Intervention Phase
Venous Insufficiency Diabetes Device: DermaStream(tm) application and Streaming of Saline Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by EnzySurge:

Enrollment: 11
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Until now no expected or unexpected adverse events were occurred

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetic ulcer, OR Venous insufficiency ulcer
  • Age range: 18-80 years
  • Wound max. diameter range: 1.5 - 10 centimeters
  • Wound San Antonio assessment system: grade 1 and 2, stage A and B
  • Palpable pulses in the Posterior Tibial and the Dorsalis Pedis arteries
  • Ankle-Brachial Index > 0.7 by Doppler
  • Wound present for at least 6 weeks
  • Wound location: foot or calf, at a location where the device can be attached properly
  • Lack of purulent discharge from the wound.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypoalbuminemia: Albumin < 2gr/dl
  • Right-side congestive heart failure with edema of legs: +2 or higher
  • Renal insufficiency: Cr > 2 mg/dl
  • Abnormal liver function: ALT or AST>300
  • Skin disorders adjacent to the wound, unrelated to the pathology of the wound
  • Non-cooperative patient
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00310752

Vascular Surgery Department, Asaf Harofe Medical Center
Zrifin, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Arie Bass, Prof. Asaf Harofe Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00310752     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DS-1
Study First Received: April 3, 2006
Last Updated: July 31, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venous Insufficiency
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on August 16, 2017