antibiotic rinse with suction for Appendicitis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Appendicitisantibiotic rinse with suction - Drug
No minimum age - 18
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare two methods of preventing infection during surgery for appendicitis. One method uses a suction device without irrigation and the other uses a gentamicin/clindamycin solution.

Eligible Conditions
  • Appendicitis

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 30 days

30 days
wound complications

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

2 of 3
This is further along than 68% of similar trials

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

suction only
1 of 2
Antibiotic irrigation with suction
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

200 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: antibiotic rinse with suction · No Placebo Group · Phase 2

Antibiotic irrigation with suction
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: antibiotic rinse with suction · Intervention Types: Drug
suction only
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: suction only · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 30 days

Who is running the clinical trial?

Prisma Health-UpstateLead Sponsor
74 Previous Clinical Trials
47,917 Total Patients Enrolled
Robert Gates, MDPrincipal InvestigatorPrisma Health

Eligibility Criteria

Age No minimum age - 18 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
, the patient woke up during the surgery The patient who was supposed to have a laparoscopic appendectomy woke up during the surgery.
No one younger than 18 may smoke.
The diagnosis of perforated appendicitis is suspected in a patient who presents with abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting
The study participants were willing to undergo treatments, provide written informed consent, and participate in follow-up.