Absorbable for Traumatic Lacerations

Community Regional Trauma and Burn Center, Fresno, CA
Traumatic LacerationsVicryl Rapide absorbable suture - Device
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will compare the outcomes of using Vicryl Rapide suture to nonabsorbable suture for repairing lacerations on the trunk or extremities of adults.

Eligible Conditions
  • Traumatic Lacerations

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3-Month

The two treatments will be compared by a noninferiority test
Percentage of patients needing further treatment

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

96 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

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

ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Vicryl Rapide absorbable suture · Intervention Types: Device
NonabsorbableNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Nonabsorbable · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3-month

Who is running the clinical trial?

Central California Faculty Medical GroupOTHER
2 Previous Clinical Trials
547 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,347 Previous Clinical Trials
11,783,016 Total Patients Enrolled
Brian Chinnock, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Francisco
3 Previous Clinical Trials
929 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have one cut on your body or limb that needs stitches to close.
Your cut is longer than 2 centimeters.
The wound can be closed using basic stitches.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are applications still being received for this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. According to records available on clinicaltrials.gov, this investigation was published on September 26th 2019 and is currently looking for 96 volunteers from 2 locations. It has been recently updated as of March 28th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the cap on participants for this clinical research?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this clinical trial is currently enrolling subjects for participation. It was first posted on September 26th 2019 and the most recent update happened on March 28th 2022; 96 patients are needed between two sites in total." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.