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Creation of a Pressure Reducing Areas in Socks

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2006 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
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Sheba Medical Center Identifier:
First received: July 11, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2006
History: No changes posted
Evaluation of the ability of socks weaved with pressure relieving areas to reduce the pressure on the foot when weight bearing.

Condition Intervention
Pressure Ulcers Device: special socks

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluation of Foot Pressure in Volunteers Wearing Socks Weaved With Pressure Reducing Soles

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pressure measurement

Estimated Enrollment: 4
Study Start Date: June 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2006
Detailed Description:

Increased pressure in weight bearing areas of the foot, especially in insensate feet may lead to the development of pressure sore. The creation of socks with pressure relieving areas by special weaving technique may prevent the development of these complications.

Three (3) volunteers will be examined walking on a Tekscan pressure mat, barefoot and then wearing socks weaved in a new technique, from cotton, nylon and acrilan.


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • foot deformity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00351312

Motion Analysis Laboratory, Sheba Medical Center
Tel Hashomer, Israel, 52621
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Uri Givon, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00351312     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4163-UG-CTIL
Study First Received: July 11, 2006
Last Updated: July 11, 2006

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
Pressure ulcers
foot pressure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pressure Ulcer
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017