Dermabond for Thoracic Epidural

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Thoracic EpiduralThoracic Epidural Catheter Fixation Techniques - Other
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a new technique for fixing epidural catheters may be more effective than current techniques.

Eligible Conditions
  • Thoracic Epidural

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

8 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 168 hours post-operative

120 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 5
144 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 6
168 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 7
24 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 1
48 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 2
72 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 3
96 hours post-operative
Epidural catheter displacement day 4
Day 7
Opioid consumption
immediately after surgery in PACU
Epidural catheter displacement immediately after surgery
Day 7
Leakage
Percent of patients with skin changes as measured by clinician subjective assessment

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

Mastisol
1 of 3
Grip-lock
1 of 3
Dermabond
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

300 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Dermabond · No Placebo Group · N/A

Dermabond
Other
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Thoracic Epidural Catheter Fixation Techniques · Intervention Types: Other
Mastisol
Other
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Thoracic Epidural Catheter Fixation Techniques · Intervention Types: Other
Grip-lock
Other
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Thoracic Epidural Catheter Fixation Techniques · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 168 hours post-operative

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of UtahLead Sponsor
1,002 Previous Clinical Trials
1,784,754 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

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