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Pilot Study Comparing Two Vacuum-wound-dressings for the Treatment of Open Abdomen

2014-07-24 14:14:30 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary purpose of the study is to determine whether two vacuum-wound-dressing techniques (the so called "abdominal dressing" versus "vacuum-pack-technique") are equally effective in the treatment of open abdomen.

Secondary purpose is the comparison of feasibility and economic aspects.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Open Abdomen

Intervention

Vacuum-Pack-technique for temporary abdominal closure, Abdominal-dressing-technique for temporary abdominal closure

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University Hospital Mannheim

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:14:30-0400

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