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Octylseal Surgical Adhesive in General Surgery

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2012 by Medline Industries.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: January 12, 2012
Last updated: January 20, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate how surgical adhesive is used.

Condition Intervention Phase
Wounds Device: Cyanoacrylate (Octylseal ) Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Octylseal as a Topical Surgical Skin Incision Adhesive in General Surgery: A Case Series

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Wound closure [ Time Frame: 2-14 days ]
    Evaluation of wound closure out to 14 days

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Surgical Adhesive
Device: Cyanoacrylate (Octylseal )
surgical adhesive
Other Name: cyanoacrylate


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Greater than 18 years of age
  • Candidate for use of a topical surigcal skin adhesive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with know sensitivity to topical surgical tissue adhesive products or degrading products (cyanoacrylates or formaldehyde)
  • Subjects with a history of keloid formation, hypotension, insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, blood/clotting disorders, peripheral vascular diseases or hypertrophy history
  • Subjects who present with a contraindications for product useage as per labeling
  • A wound with evidence of active infection or gangrene or wounds of decubitus etiology
  • Mucosal surfaces or across mucocutaneous junctions or skin that might be exposed to blody fluids or with dense natural hair
  • Subjects with known hypersensitivity to cyanoacrylate or formaldehyde
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01514383

United States, New York
Wyckoff Hospital Recruiting
New York, New York, United States
Contact: Akella Chendresekhar, MD    718-963-7602      
Principal Investigator: Akela Chendresekhar, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medline Industries
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Responsible Party: Medline Industries Identifier: NCT01514383     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R11-009
Study First Received: January 12, 2012
Last Updated: January 20, 2012

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