Try the modernized beta website. Learn more about the modernization effort.
Working… Menu

Platelets in Acute Wounds: A Pilot Study (PAWS)

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: NCT00199992
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 20, 2005
Information provided by:

Brief Summary:
Comparison of wound healing treatments; platelet gel vs. control

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Wounds Procedure: application of autologous platelet gel Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Comparison of autologous platelet gel to a control treatment in acute wounds, specifically punch biopsy wounds. Eight patients included in this pilot/feasibility study. Wound healing evaluated over 6 months for wound closure and long term outcome.

Layout table for study information
Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 8 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Platelets in Acute Wounds: A Pilot Study (PAWS)
Study Start Date : January 2005
Study Completion Date : August 2005

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to complete closure

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain
  2. long-term scar appearance

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.

Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 0 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Healthy non-smokers, >18 years of age, BMI<30 -

Exclusion Criteria:

Smokers, obese, keloid formers, bleeding disorders, medications -

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00199992

Layout table for location information
United States, Minnesota
DaVita Clinical Research
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55404
Sponsors and Collaborators
Layout table for investigator information
Principal Investigator: David HOM, M.D. Hennepin County Medical Center/ University of Minnesota
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00199992    
Other Study ID Numbers: APG-01-02-05
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005
Keywords provided by Medtronic:
acute wounds
platelet gel
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Layout table for MeSH terms
Wounds and Injuries