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Wound Healing After Emergency Appendicectomy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00913445
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 4, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 11, 2010
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June 2, 2009
June 4, 2009
June 11, 2010
July 2009
May 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Wound heeling [ Time Frame: 14 days after operation ]
Wound heeling [ Time Frame: 14 and 30 days after operation ]
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Cosmetic result [ Time Frame: 1 year after operation ]
Same as current
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Wound Healing After Emergency Appendicectomy
Wound Healing and Cosmetic Result After Emergency Appendicectomy in Adult Patients: a Prospective, Randomised Trial Comparing Two Methods of Wound Closure
The purpose of this trial is to compare two techniques of wound closure in open appendicectomies in adult patients: continuous, absorbable, intradermal suture and interrupted, non-absorbable sutures.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Procedure: appendicectomy
Wound healing after absorbable and nonabsorbable stitches are compared
  • Active Comparator: surgery, absorbable stitches
    wound healing after absorbable and nonabsorbable stitches are compared
    Intervention: Procedure: appendicectomy
  • Active Comparator: surgery, nonabsorbable stitches
    Intervention: Procedure: appendicectomy
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May 2010
May 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patient with acute appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Tuomo Rantanen MD,PhD, Tampere University Hospital
Tampere University Hospital
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Tampere University Hospital
May 2010

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