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Use of Pressure Garments for Burn Scars (Jobst)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00675974
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : May 12, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 15, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
U.S. Department of Education
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Brief Summary:
  1. Will Pressure Garment Therapy better control hypertrophic scarring than no Pressure Garment Therapy.
  2. How will Pressure Garment Therapy affect functional capacity or scar contracture development across joints either in number or severity.
  3. Will Pressure Garment Therapy diminish discomfort due to pruritus.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burns Device: Jobst Pressure Garment Device: Medical Z pressure garment Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective Randomized Study of the Effectiveness of Prospective Randomized Study on the Effectiveness of Pressure Garment Therapy for the Prevention of Hypertrophic Scarring in Burned Children
Study Start Date : August 2005
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2014

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Burns Scars
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Pressure garment therapy
Device: Jobst Pressure Garment
Pressure garment therapy for 18 months post burn injury. May be Jobst pressure garment or Medical Z pressure garment.
Other Names:
  • Jobst pressure garments
  • Medical Z pressure garments
  • Pressure garments
Device: Medical Z pressure garment
Pressure garment to be worn for 18 months post burn. May be Jobst pressure garment or Medical Z pressure garment.
Other Names:
  • Pressure garment
  • Jobst pressure garment
No Intervention: 2
No pressure garment therapy



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Differences in scarring between pressure garment therapy and no pressure garment therapy [ Time Frame: Time of burn to 2 years post burn ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Effect of Pressure Garment Therapy on functional capacity or scar contracture development across joints either in number or severity compared to no pressure garment therapy. [ Time Frame: Time of burn to 2 years post burn ]
  2. Effect of pressure garment therapy on scar discomfort and pruritis compared to no pressure garment therapy [ Time Frame: Time of burn to 2 years post burn ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least 30% total body surface area(TBSA) second degree burns or at least 10% TBSA full-thickness burns including bilateral comparable burns to upper and/or lower extremities.
  • at least 1 year of age and no more than 17 years of age
  • Wound closure
  • No evidence of deep venous thrombosis or other vascular compromise.
  • No concomitant conflicting study protocols.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Burn injuries not bilateral to upper and/or lower extremities.
  • Evidence of vascular compromise.
  • Conflicting protocols.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00675974


Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
U.S. Department of Education
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David N Herndon, MD University of Texas

Responsible Party: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00675974     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-126
NIDRR
First Posted: May 12, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 15, 2012
Last Verified: November 2012

Keywords provided by The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston:
Burn
Scar
Pressure garments
Wound healing
Burn Injury