Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Different Closure Methods for Laparoscopic Port Sites

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 27, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 27, 2007
Information provided by:
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study wishes to compare patient satisfaction and cosmesis of two different closure methods of laparoscopic ports. One method uses tissue adhesive (Dermabond) with a deep sub-cutaneous stitch and a Band-Aid dressing. The comparison method uses a 3.o undyed vicryl transcutaneous stitch, with a Bacitracin and Tegaderm dressing.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Laparoscopic Cosmesis Procedure: Tissue adhesive Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Two Different Methods of Laparoscopy Port Closure
Study Start Date : March 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • gynecologic laparoscopy patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • known sensitivity to tissue adhesive, antibiotic ointment

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00466648

Sponsors and Collaborators
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Principal Investigator: Giuseppe Del Priore New York Presbyterian Hospital Identifier: NCT00466648     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HV-2007
First Posted: April 27, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 27, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007

Keywords provided by New York Presbyterian Hospital:
laparoscopy, port site, closure, Dermabond