Vancomycin powder for Osteoarthritis
This trial will compare different ways to prevent joint infections after surgery.
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can more people still join this research project?
"The trial is currently still recruiting patients, according to the information on clinicaltrials.gov. This particular study was originally posted on October 1st, 2019 and updated as recently as February 25th, 2022."
Does this research opportunity have an age limit?
"As long as they are between 18-100 years old, patients of any age can participate in this trial."
What are some common off-label uses for Vancomycin powder?
"Vancomycin powder is the standard of care for preparting the periocular region before therapy. Additionally, Vancomycin powder has been shown to be useful in treating other conditions such as irrigation and cdad."
Has the Vancomycin powder gone through testing by the FDA?
"Since this is a Phase 1 trial, there is only limited data to support the Vancomycin powder's safety."
Are there any restrictions for who is able to participate in this research project?
"This large-scale clinical trial aims to enroll 10,000 patients aged 18 and 100 who are suffering from arthrosis. Eligible applicants will meet the following high-risk criteria for developing PJI: BMI >35, active smoker, ASA ≥ 3, immunosuppressed (i.e. being treated with chemotherapy, diagnosis of HIV, diagnosis of HCV, being treated with chronic steroids, patients with inflammatory arthropathies), diagnosis with diabetes mellitus, established colonization with S. aureus, or any patient undergoing revision TJA. Additionally, eligible candidates cannot have active infection on the operative leg or joint"
How many different medical clinics are running this study today?
"There are currently 14 enrolling patients for this trial at locations such as Centura Health in Denver, Boston Medical Center in Chicago and Rush University Medical Center in Sparta. There are also other sites located throughout the country."
How many individuals are included in this experimental research?
"In order to obtain accurate results, this study requires the participation of 10,000 individuals that meet the pre-specified requirements. Centura Health in Denver and Boston Medical Center in Chicago are two of the many hospitals where patients can take part in this trial."
Does Vancomycin powder have a long history of being studied in humans?
"The first clinical trial studying vancomycin powder was conducted in 2010 at Sacramento Pediatric Gastroenterology. As of now, there have been a total 234 completed trials and 71 active ones. A high concentration of these active studies are based in Denver, Colorado."