Clinical Utility of a New Silver Gel for Use on Chronic Wounds

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01442103
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 28, 2011
Results First Posted : November 8, 2013
Last Update Posted : April 14, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Molnlycke Health Care AB

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chronic Wounds
Intervention: Device: Normlgel Ag

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
The recruitment period was from 15 September 2011 – 01 May 2012. The study was conducted at the Advanced Burn and Wound Clinic at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment

PreAssignment details:

There was not wash-out or run-in phase included in the study. Subjects were expected to have at least 2 signs of local irritation or inflammation but no active or systemic infection at the time of consent.

Reporting Groups
Silver Gel, Chronic Wounds The patients will present with chronic wounds in need of initial treatment prior to initiating standard of care (i.e. wound bed with eschar or slough), in need of treatment after debridement or with presenting inflammation along with need for treatment.Only one wound will be chosen for treatment in the study and the area should not exceed 10x10 cm and not be deeper than 6 cm. Photos of the wound will be taken at each visit.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Silver Gel, Chronic Wounds
Lost to Follow-up                2 

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Silver Gel, Chronic Wounds Open, non-comparative, single-centre investigation exploring the clinical utility of a new silver gel for use on chronic wounds.

Baseline Measures
   Silver Gel, Chronic Wounds 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   7 
>=65 years   3 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 58.7  (18.7) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   5 
Male   5 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   10 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Resolution of Signs and Symptoms of Local Wound Infection/Inflammation.   [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

2.  Secondary:   Infection Assessment   [ Time Frame: 4 weekks ]
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3.  Secondary:   Pain Upon Application of Investigational Product.   [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
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  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Small study population, 2 patients lost to follow-up.

  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Joan wilson
Organization: Molnlycke Health Care
phone: +1 706-650-1012

Responsible Party: Molnlycke Health Care AB Identifier: NCT01442103     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Ngel Ag 01
First Submitted: September 13, 2011
First Posted: September 28, 2011
Results First Submitted: July 1, 2013
Results First Posted: November 8, 2013
Last Update Posted: April 14, 2016