Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Percutaneous Gastrostomy
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01424085|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 26, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 11, 2016
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||124 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Percutaneous Gastrostomy: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial|
|Study Start Date :||May 2012|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2016|
|Study Completion Date :||February 2016|
Those receiving antibiotics
Patients who received one prophylactic dose of antibiotics.
Patients who did not receive one prophylactic dose of antibiotics (received placebo).
- Rate of infection [ Time Frame: Within one month of the procedure (antibiotic dose, if given) ]Wounds surround the g-tube will be assessed at 4 points after the procedure to document the presence of infection. An assessment for redness, induration, pus, etc. will be performed and documented at 4 times points after the procedure.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01424085
|United States, Washington|
|Harborview Medical Center|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98104|