Hemostatic Textile to Control Bleeding at Donor Graft Sites (Stasilon)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 4, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 12, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Brief Summary:
The rationale underlying the study is that donor site bleeding is common and often problematic when presenting to the burn surgeon or staff. Frequently, gauze wound dressings are not sufficiently hemostatic to control a donor site bleed thereby leading to administration of vasoconstrictive agents and repeated application of wound dressing/pressure. The hemostatic textile Stasilon™ has proven superior to gauze in reducing bleeding from anesthetized pigs undergoing standardized surgically-induced trauma. Also, observational case reports have noted cessation of bleeding in a limited number of human patients with difficult to control bleeds.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Wounds Device: Stasilon

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Use of a HemostaticTextile (StasilonTM) to Control Bleeding at Skin Graft Donor Sites (Randomized, Single-Blind)
Study Start Date : June 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bleeding
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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Each donor site will act as it own control - both dressings will be applied to the donor site and assessments will be made
Device: Stasilon
Stasilon and gauze will be applied to donor site. Dressings will be collected and evaluated for amount of shed blood.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To compare the efficacy of a new hemostatic textile named Stasilon™ against standard wound dressings in controlling burn patient donor graft site bleeding. [ Time Frame: At the time of surgery ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitted to the UNC Jaycee Burn Center

Inclusion Criteria:

  • >/= 18 years old
  • burn injury requiring allografting from donor site

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years
  • unable to give consent due to mental or emotional instability

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00855569

United States, North Carolina
North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27514
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator: Preston Rich, MD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Responsible Party: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Identifier: NCT00855569     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PREN-101
First Posted: March 4, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 12, 2017
Last Verified: June 2012

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