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Wound vac application for Arm Wound

N/A
Waitlist Available
Led By Suhail Mithani, MD
Research Sponsored by Duke University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
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Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up day 2 (day of second operative debridement)
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial will compare the amount of infection and the need for more surgery in patients who have surgery to remove infected tissue, abscesses, or traumatic wounds.

Eligible Conditions
  • Arm Wound
  • Lower Extremity Wound
  • Soft Tissue Abscesses
  • Traumatic Wounds

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~day 2 (day of second operative debridement)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and day 2 (day of second operative debridement) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Bio-burden as Measured by Qualitative Microbial PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) After First Debridement
Bio-burden as Measured by Qualitative Microbial PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Prior to First Debridement
Bio-burden as Measured by Qualitative Microbial PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Prior to Second Debridement

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Active Control
Group I: Wound vac applicationActive Control1 Intervention
Wound vac application for open upper/lower extremity open wound
Group II: Wound vac application including irrigationActive Control1 Intervention
Wound vac application WITH irrigation for upper/lower extremity open wound

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Duke UniversityLead Sponsor
2,336 Previous Clinical Trials
3,389,223 Total Patients Enrolled
3MIndustry Sponsor
155 Previous Clinical Trials
30,995 Total Patients Enrolled
Suhail Mithani, MDPrincipal InvestigatorDuke Health System
1 Previous Clinical Trials

Frequently Asked Questions

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Is there an ongoing recruitment process for this clinical research?

"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research is actively searching for participants and was first made available on August 1st 2021 with its most recent update dated August 26th of the same year."

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What is the aggregate number of participants in this trial?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov provides evidence that this clinical trial is actively enrolling subjects, with the first post being made on August 1st 2021 and having been revised recently on August 26th 2021. The investigation seeks 40 participants across a single site."

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~1 spots leftby Feb 2025