Negative Pressure Therapy in Preventing Infection After Surgery in Patients With Colon, Rectal, Pancreatic, or Peritoneal Surface Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01656044|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 2, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Colon Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Perioperative/Postoperative Complications Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer Rectal Cancer||Procedure: wound care management||Not Applicable|
I. To determine whether negative pressure therapy applied to closed laparotomy incisions can decrease the incidence of incisional surgical site infections in patients undergoing clean-contaminated resections for colorectal, pancreatic, and peritoneal surface malignancies compared to standard post-operative sterile gauze dressings.
OUTLINE: Patients are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms.
ARM I: Patients receive standard sterile dressing (SSD) over their closed laparotomy incision at the conclusion of their surgery.
ARM II: Patients receive negative pressure therapy (NPT) dressing over their closed laparotomy incision at the conclusion of their surgery.
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up at 30 days.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||375 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Negative Pressure Therapy on Incisional Surgical Site Infections|
|Study Start Date :||June 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2016|
Active Comparator: Arm I (SSD)
Patients receive SSD over their closed laparotomy incision at the conclusion of their surgery.
Procedure: wound care management
Experimental: Arm II (NPT)
Patients receive NPT dressing over their closed laparotomy incision at the conclusion of their surgery.
Procedure: wound care management
- Rate of incisional surgical site infection (SSI), which includes superficial incisional SSIs and deep incisional SSIs as defined by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention [ Time Frame: 30 days ]Results will be analyzed initially using descriptive statistics. The proportion of SSI in the NPT group will be compared to the standard post-operative dressing group using a chi square test of proportions.
- Rates of organ/space SSIs, seromas, hematomas, incisional cellulitis, and wound opening for any reason [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
- The cost of NPT and SSD, as well as estimate additional costs associated with incisional SSIs in affected patients [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01656044
|United States, North Carolina|
|Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University|
|Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157|
|Principal Investigator:||Perry Shen||Wake Forest University Health Sciences|