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Abdominal Binder Study to Decrease Postoperative Pain

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Edward R. Kost, M.D., Brooke Army Medical Center Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2012
Last updated: September 13, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
We conducted a controlled randomized trial examining the ability of the Mott abdominal Compression Binder to decrease postoperative pain in gynecologic abdominal laparotomy patients

Condition Intervention
Postoperative Pain
Device: abdominal binder
Other: no binder

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Controlled Randomized Trial Examining the Ability of the Mott Compression Bonder to Decrease Postoperative Pain in Gynecologic Abdominal Laparotomy Patients.

Further study details as provided by Edward R. Kost, M.D., Brooke Army Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • postoperative pain [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    linear pain scale

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ambulations in 24 hours postoperatively [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    number ambulations

Other Outcome Measures:
  • amount morphine used in 24 hours postoperatively [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    mg morphine

Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: January 2001
Study Completion Date: February 2006
Primary Completion Date: February 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Sham Comparator: regular bandage
no abdominal binder
Other: no binder
Experimental: abdominal binder
Device: abdominal binder


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • gynecologic abdominal laparotomy patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non gynecologic abdominal laparotomy patients
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01685593

United States, Texas
Brooke Army Medical Center
Ft Sam Houston, Texas, United States, 78232
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brooke Army Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Edward R. Kost, M.D., Principal Investigator, Brooke Army Medical Center Identifier: NCT01685593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C.2001.128
Study First Received: September 12, 2012
Last Updated: September 13, 2012

Keywords provided by Edward R. Kost, M.D., Brooke Army Medical Center:
abdominal binder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
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