Early Short-term Antibiotic Therapy in Penetrating Abdominal Trauma, 3 vs 7 Days
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01203046|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2010
Results First Posted : July 26, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 10, 2012
Silvia M. Pinango L.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Silvia M. Pinango L., Pinango, Silvia M. L., M.D.
|Study Design||Allocation: Randomized; Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment; Masking: None (Open Label); Primary Purpose: Prevention|
SURGICAL SITE INFECTION
|Recruitment Details||The data was collected between December 2010 and November 2011 including patients with penetrating abdominal trauma admitted at Dr. Miguel Perez Carreño Hospital emergency room.|
|Pre-assignment Details||We were behind schedule to start the trial waiting for institutional approve.|
Presented limitations because patients with penetrating abdominal trauma usually had associated bone fractures or haemodynamic instability.Identifying other predisposing factors is not reached since the sample size was restricted to only two groups.