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Efficacy Study of a Bioelectric Dressing to Treat Wounds Caused by Curettage and Electrodesiccation

2014-07-23 21:11:56 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a bioelectric wound dressing, a silver-coated dressing, or a silver-foam dressing are effective in the treatment of wounds resulting from curettage and electrodesiccation of skin lesions.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Wound Healing

Intervention

Procellera™ Antimicrobial Wound Dressing, ACTICOAT™ Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing, Mepilex® Ag Silver Foam Dressing

Location

Sheftel Associates Dermatology, LLC
Oro Valley
Arizona
United States
85755

Status

Completed

Source

Vomaris Innovations

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:56-0400

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