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The Impact of Using Triclosan-antibacterial Sutures on the Incidence of Surgical Site Infection

2014-08-27 03:17:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To compare conventional polyglactin 910 sutures with triclosan-coated polyglactin 910 antimicrobial sutures for the reduction of surgical site infections and any associated health and economic benefits.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Surgical Site Infection

Intervention

Vicryl Plus, Vicryl

Location

Cairo University Kasr Al-Aini Hospital
Cairo
Egypt

Status

Recruiting

Source

Cairo University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:45-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.

Sterile clothing worn during surgical procedures to protect the surgical site from sources of contamination.

Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of disease or dysfunction by examination of the pathological site or operative field during surgical intervention.

Sterile fabric or fabric-like material used to isolate the surgical site from the rest of the body and other possible sources of contamination.

Infection with CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, characterized by enlarged cells bearing intranuclear inclusions. Infection may be in almost any organ, but the salivary glands are the most common site in children, as are the lungs in adults.

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