VistaCare® in the Treatment of Wounds of the Lower Extremity

2019-01-08 10:07:34 | BioPortfolio


Assessment of the safety and performance of the VistaCare® medical device in current medical practice in the treatment of acute and chronic lower limb wounds.


The study is an open-label, prospective, multicenter, post-CE mark (European Conformity assessment indicating marketing approval in Europe) study to assess the safety and performance of the VistaCare® device in the treatment of wounds. The duration of patient follow-up is up to 30 days, with intermediate visits at 3, 7, 15 and 30 days following initiation of treatment with the device.

Up to 30 patients will be recruited in the trial. Assessments will include clinical status, wound status, standardized photography, TcPO2 (trans-cutaneous oxygen pressure assessment) in a study sub-population, visual analogy scales to assess pain and comfort and adverse events monitoring.

Study Design


Wound Heal




CHU Henri Mondor




DTAMedical SAS

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-01-08T10:07:34-0500

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