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Surgical Wound Infections After Vascular Surgery: Prospective Multicenter Trial

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812747
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 22, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Kuopio University Hospital
South Carelia Central Hospital
South Savo Hospital District
Information provided by:
North Karelia Central Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this multicentre prospective trial is to determine the incidence and risk factors for surgical wound infections. Also the investigators will evaluate consequences of wound infections to the patients, and extra costs caused by wound infections.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Surgical Wound Infection Other: observation

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Surgical Wound Infections After Vascular Surgery: Prospective Multicenter Trial
Study Start Date : June 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2008

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1 Other: observation



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. wound infection incidence


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients who underwent non-emergency infrarenal aortic or lower limb arterial surgery between June 2007 and January 2008 were enrolled to this study.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • non-emergency infrarenal aortic or lower limb arterial surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient's refusal to participate

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Locations
Finland
North Karelia Central Hospital
Joensuu, Finland, 80210
Sponsors and Collaborators
North Karelia Central Hospital
Kuopio University Hospital
South Carelia Central Hospital
South Savo Hospital District

Responsible Party: MD Johanna Turtiainen, north karelia central hospital, clinic of surgery
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812747     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NKCH-Surg-002
First Posted: December 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 22, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008

Keywords provided by North Karelia Central Hospital:
surgical wound infection
risk factor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
Communicable Diseases
Wounds and Injuries
Wound Infection
Surgical Wound
Surgical Wound Infection
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes