Incisional Wound Vac in Obese Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00789659|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (PI did not want to go forward with study at this time)
First Posted : November 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 10, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Wound Infection Postoperative Complication||Other: Negative pressure dressing||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Incisional Wound Vac in Obese Patients|
|Study Start Date :||December 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2014|
Experimental: VAC dressing
The patients whose postoperative wound will be dressed with a negative pressure (V.A.C.) dressing.
Other: Negative pressure dressing
A completely occlusive dressing that is attached to a device that allows a constant negative pressure of 125 mmHg to be generated.
Other Name: V.A.C.
- The comparative presence of drainage from the incisional wound treated with VAC therapy and the incisional wound treated with simple dry dressings at postoperative day 3. [ Time Frame: 3 days ]
- The presence or absence of additional procedures needed to gain control of any wound complications. [ Time Frame: 3 days ]
- The amount of effluent contained in the V.A.C. canister. [ Time Frame: 3 days ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00789659
|United States, Mississippi|
|University of Mississippi Medical Center|
|Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216|
|Principal Investigator:||Matthew Graves, MD||University of Mississippi Medical Center|