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A Preliminary, Non-comparative Study to Evaluate a Bioresorbable Wound Scaffold in Acute Wounds

2014-07-23 21:09:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

As this is a proof-of-concept study, the primary objective is to provide preliminary data on the safety and efficacy of Bioresorbable Wound Scaffold in the management of acute wounds left to heal by secondary intent.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Pilonidal Sinus

Location

Hillerod Hospital
Hillerod
Dk 3400
Denmark
CF 14 4XN

Status

Completed

Source

ConvaTec Inc.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:55-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A hair-containing cyst or sinus, occurring chiefly in the coccygeal region.

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Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS or the inferior sagittal sinus. Sagittal sinus thrombosis can result from infections, hematological disorders, CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES. Clinical features are primarily related to the increased intracranial pressure causing HEADACHE; NAUSEA; and VOMITING. Severe cases can evolve to SEIZURES or COMA.

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The omission of atrial activation that is caused by transient cessation of impulse generation at the SINOATRIAL NODE. It is characterized by a prolonged pause without P wave in an ELECTROCARDIOGRAM. Sinus arrest has been associated with sleep apnea (REM SLEEP-RELATED SINUS ARREST).

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