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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.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Vacuum-Pack-technique for temporary abdominal closure, Abdominal-dressing-technique for temporary abdominal closure
Not yet recruiting
University Hospital Mannheim
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:14:30-0400
This study is being done to compare two different TAC (Temporary Abdominal Closure) methods that could be used in cases like yours. The methods being compared are the Barker's vacuum packi...
The purpose of this study is to compare outcomes between incisional negative-pressure wound vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy versus conventional dressings following abdominal surgery.
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The purpose of this study is to look at the use of the wound vacuum assisted closure (VAC) versus standard wet to dry dressing in treating lower leg fasciotomies.
To explore the effect of debridement combined with vacuum sealing drainage (VSD) on the treatment of severe infection in abdominal wall due to allogeneic umbilical cord embedded in abdominal wall for ...
Staged Strategy for Early Abdominal Wall Closure in a Case Involving Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Requiring Open Abdomen in Which Primary Fascial Closure was Difficult to Achieve: A Case Report.
Open abdomen is sometimes necessary to save lives after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. We report a case in which a staged strategy for early abdominal wall closure was applied to prevent t...
To evaluate a new balloon technique to induce intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome in a conscious dog model, and to evaluate the effect of intra-abdominal pressure (IA...
The use of mesh materials for reinforcement of the abdominal wall has revolutionized the approaches to hernia repair. Whether it's a permanent, synthetic mesh, a biologically derived collagen graft, o...
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Methods to repair breaks in abdominal tissues caused by trauma or to close surgical incisions during abdominal surgery.
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
Surgical removal of excess abdominal skin and fat and tightening of the ABDOMINAL WALL. Abdominoplasty may include LIPECTOMY of INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT, tightening of the ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, and re-creation of the UMBILICUS.
A childhood counterpart of abdominal or extra-abdominal desmoid tumors, characterized by firm subcutaneous nodules that grow rapidly in any part of the body but do not metastasize. The adult form of abdominal fibromatosis is FIBROMATOSIS, ABDOMINAL. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Fatty tissue in the region of the ABDOMEN. It includes the ABDOMINAL SUBCUTANEOUS FAT and the INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT.
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...