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Efficacy of TopClosure(C)System in Healing Complicated Pacemaker Wounds

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 August 2012 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier:
First received: August 14, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2012
History: No changes posted
Patients receiving oral anticoagulation or anti-platelet therapy are at high risk of hematoma after device implantation. This study intends to examine the efficacy of the TopClosure(c) System in wound healing in these patients.

Condition Intervention
Wounds and Injuries Device: TopClosure(c) System Device: Pressure Bandage

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of TopClosure(c) System [ Time Frame: 10 days ]
    Outside surgeon (blinded) will determine whether wound has healed

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: TopClosure(c) Treated Wound
Pressure Bandage using the TopClosure(C) System
Device: TopClosure(c) System
Active Comparator: Traditional Wound Closure Treatment
Pressure Bandage
Device: Pressure Bandage


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients treated with anticoagulant therapy
  • Patients treated with antiplatelet therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01665963

Contact: Mark Kazatsker, MD 972-4-6304656

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Principal Investigator: Mark Kazatsker, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01665963     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0042-12-HYMC
Study First Received: August 14, 2012
Last Updated: August 14, 2012

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Wounds and Injuries processed this record on August 17, 2017