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Neptune Pad ® Compared to Conventional Manual Compression

2014-07-24 14:19:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

BACKGROUND. Arterial access site complications remain the most frequent adverse events after percutaneous transluminal procedures. We investigated the safety and efficacy of the pro-coagulant wound dressing Neptune Pad ® compared to conventional manual compression for access site management after peripheral percutaneous interventions.

METHODS. We enrolled 201 consecutive patients and randomly assigned patients for Neptune Pad ® (n=100) vs. conventional manual compression (n=101). Patients were followed clinically until hospital discharge and by duplex ultrasound at 24 hours postprocedure for occurrence of access site complications. Time-to-hemostasis and time-to-ambulation were recorded, patients´ and physicians´ discomfort were measured using a visual analogue scale.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Postoperative Hemorrhage

Intervention

Neptune P.A.D. (R), conventional manual compression

Location

General Hospital Vienna
Vienna
Austria
1090

Status

Completed

Source

Vienna General Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:19:11-0400

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