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Healing of Punch Graft Wounds. Comparative Study Between MariGen and Oasis: a Non-inferiority Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kerecis Ltd. Identifier:
First received: July 29, 2013
Last updated: February 28, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
The objective is to determine, if healing of punch biopsy wounds treated with the fish skin derived MariGen Wound dressing is non-inferior to healing with wounds treated with pig intestines derived Oasis Sheet wound dressing. Secondary endpoints are: Incidence of erythema, Pain, Infection, Quantitative measurements of autoantibodies at baseline and 4 weeks after start of treatment

Condition Intervention
Punch Biopsy Wounds Healing Times Device: Punch biopsies treated with MariGen Wound ECM dressing Device: Punch biopsies treated with Oasis ECM dressing

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Healing of Punch Graft Wounds With Two Biologic Exracellular Matrices; a Non-inferiority Study

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Further study details as provided by Kerecis Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • wound healing [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Time to epithelialisation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Autoimmune investigations [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Measurement of auto-antibodies including anti-collagen I and II antibodies

  • Incidence of erythema [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Number of patients

  • Pain [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    number of patients with significant pain

  • Infection [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Number of patients with infections

Enrollment: 81
Study Start Date: January 2013
Study Completion Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: MariGen Wound
Fish derived extra cellular matrix
Device: Punch biopsies treated with MariGen Wound ECM dressing
Weekly dressing changes and review of wounds.
Other Name: MariGen Wound ECM wound dressings.
Active Comparator: Oasis Sheet
Pig intestine derived extra cellular matrix
Device: Punch biopsies treated with Oasis ECM dressing
Weekly dressing changes and wound review
Other Name: Oasis ECM wound dressing


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • >18 yrs
  • Healthy individual
  • Signature of informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Autoimmune disease
  • Immunosuppressive treatment
  • Use of addictive drugs
  • Excessive use of alcohol
  • Known fish allergy
  • Known allergy to proteins with porcine origin
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Pregnant women
  • Persons receiving anticoagulation therapy or systemic corticosteroids will be excluded.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01917591

Læknastofur Skipholti
Reykjavik, Iceland, 105
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kerecis Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Hugrun Thorsteinsdottir, MD Derm The National University Hospital of Iceland
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kerecis Ltd. Identifier: NCT01917591     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KS-0070
Study First Received: July 29, 2013
Last Updated: February 28, 2017

Keywords provided by Kerecis Ltd.:
Biological Dressings
Chronic Disease
Extracellular Matrix
Extra Cellular Matrix
Granulation Tissue
Leg Ulcer
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Soft Tissue Injuries
Treatment Outcome
Varicose Ulcer
Wound Healing
Wounds and Injuries

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Wounds and Injuries processed this record on September 21, 2017