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Effectivenes of Cyanoacrylate (Glubran 2®) in Reducing Seroma Formation in Breast Cancer Patients Post-Axillary Dissection

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: NCT02141373
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2015 by Mahmoud Al-Masri, King Hussein Cancer Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 19, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahmoud Al-Masri, King Hussein Cancer Center

Brief Summary:
Glubran 2 as a surgical glue maybe effective in reducing seroma formation post axillary dissection in breast cancer patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Device: Glubran 2 Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 136 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effectivenes of Cyanoacrylate (Glubran 2®) in Reducing Seroma Formation in Breast Cancer Patients Post-Axillary Dissection
Study Start Date : October 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Breast Cancer

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Glubran 2
Glubran 2 will be used at end of surgery
Device: Glubran 2
No Intervention: Standard Surgery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Total drainage volume [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  2. Total seroma aspirate volume [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse events [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  2. Duration of fluid drainage [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  3. Time to drain removal [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  4. Number of seroma aspirations [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  5. Additional costs incurred due to the need of aspirations [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The Patient should be above 18 years old
  • The Patients has Node positive breast cancer
  • The Patient is eligible for axillary dissection in addition to a surgical intervention for the primary tumor
  • Patients whose sentinel lymph nodes test positive during surgery.
  • The patient is willing to sign an informed consent to participation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Platelet count is less than 100000
  • Obese patients with a BMI of more than 35
  • Patients who need immediate breast reconstruction surgery
  • Patients who are receiving anticoagulation therapy or have coagulation disorders
  • Pregnant or lactating patients
  • Patients who are on steroid therapy
  • Patients who received chest radiotherapy
  • Patients who received neoadjuvant chemotherapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02141373

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Contact: Mahmoud AlMasri, MD 009625300460 Malmasri@KHCC.JO

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King Hussein Cancer Center Recruiting
Amman, Jordan, 1269 /11941
Sub-Investigator: Faiez Daoud, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Mohammed Hamdan, MD         
Principal Investigator: Mahmoud Al-Masri, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
King Hussein Cancer Center
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Principal Investigator: Mahmoud Al Masri, MD King Hussein Cancer Center

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Responsible Party: Mahmoud Al-Masri, Chairman, Department of Surgery, King Hussein Cancer Center Identifier: NCT02141373     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PRT-CTU-0912/03 Version 5.0
First Posted: May 19, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Keywords provided by Mahmoud Al-Masri, King Hussein Cancer Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Pathologic Processes