A Randomised Study to Assess Betadine in the Groin Wound of Patients Undergoing Primary Varicose Vein Surgery
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00500669
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 100 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients undergoing primary saphenofemoral ligation for varicose veins (can be combined with short saphenous surgery).
Allergy to iodine
Redo groin dissections
Patients having multiple avulsions only or saphenopopliteal ligation only
Patients unable to return to outpatients for 6 weeks to undergo assessment with the wound care nurse