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Oral Bacteria on Suture Materials - Clinical Comparison of an Antibacterial-coated and a Non-coated Suture Material

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00946049
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 24, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital Freiburg

Brief Summary:
Antibacterial Triclosan-coated suture material (VICRYL PLUS®, Ethicon) and non-coated (VICRYL®) was compared for bacterial colonization after third molar extraction. Sutures were removed postoperatively and adhered bacteria were investigated.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Bacterial Colonization Device: Vicryl Plus Device: Vicryl

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Oral Bacteria on Suture Materials - Clinical Comparison of an Antibacterial-coated and a Non-coated Suture Material (VICRYL PLUS® vs. VICRYL®, Ethicon) in Intraoral Dentoalveolar Surgery
Study Start Date : March 2005
Primary Completion Date : June 2007
Study Completion Date : February 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Antibiotics
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Vicryl Plus Device: Vicryl Plus
Active Comparator: Vicryl Device: Vicryl




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • planned surgical extraction of 1 to 4 wisdom teeth
  • no inflammation and pain within the planned surgical area
  • legal age
  • clinically healthy patient

Exclusion Criteria:

  • allergy to Triclosan or phenols
  • gravidity/lactation
  • immunosuppression due to drugs or diseases
  • severe general diseases
  • long-term medication
  • intake or use of other antibiotical drugs/devices

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Locations
Germany
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Department for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Freiburg, Germany, 79106
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Freiburg

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00946049     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 323/05
First Posted: July 24, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by University Hospital Freiburg:
Checking clinical antibacterial effect of Vicryl Plus compared to conventional Vicryl in intraoral surgery
Bacteria

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents