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Ultrasonic Wound Debridement vs. Standard Sharp Debridement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01237392
First Posted: November 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY
  Purpose
A single center, randomized, parallel, clinical outcome trial to compare the rate of healing in chronic wounds debrided with either high energy ultrasonic debridement (with cavitation) or standard of care sharp debridement.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Skin Ulcers Device: Contact ultrasonic debridement device

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Ultrasonic Surgical Wound Debridement vs. Standard Sharp Debridement In the Treatment of Chronic Wounds: A Single Center, Randomized, Parallel, Clinical Outcome Trial

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Further study details as provided by Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to complete wound closure [ Time Frame: 12 and 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Relative rate of wound healing [ Time Frame: 8, 12 and 24 weeks ]

Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Contact Ultrasonic Debridement Device Device: Contact ultrasonic debridement device
Cavitational ultrasound wound debridement device
Other Name: SonicOne, Misonix Inc, Farmingdale NY
Active Comparator: Standard Sharp Debridement Device: Contact ultrasonic debridement device
Cavitational ultrasound wound debridement device
Other Name: SonicOne, Misonix Inc, Farmingdale NY

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic wound needing debridement >3 cm2
  • Ulcer history >4mo
  • Adequate arterial blood flow (ABI>0.7)
  • Venous, Inflammatory, Pressure, Diabetic

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bleeding disorder
  • ABI<0.7
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Taking systemic corticosteroids
  • Chemotherapy
  • Participating in another study
  • Treatment with Apligraft, Dermagraft, or Regranex within 90 days
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01237392


Locations
United States, New York
Calvary Hospital Center for Curative and Palliative Wound Care
Bronx, New York, United States, 10461
Sponsors and Collaborators
Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Oscar M Alvarez, PhD Director, Wound care Center, Calvary Hospital
Study Director: Martin E Wendelken, DPM, RN Physician, Wound Care Center, Calvary Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, Director, Center for Curative and Palliative Wound Care, Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01237392     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NYSDH-Dbr-06-08
First Submitted: November 8, 2010
First Posted: November 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2014
Last Verified: July 2014

Keywords provided by Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY:
wound debridement
requiring debridement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases