Bacterial Contamination: Iodine vs Saline Irrigation in Pediatric Spine Surgery
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02527512|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 19, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2019
Boston Children’s Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Michael Glotzbecker, Boston Children’s Hospital
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Active, not recruiting|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 1, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2019|
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