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Comparing Wound Eversion and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Wound Repair With Subcuticular Set-back Versus Traditional Vertical Mattress Suturing Techniques


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma

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Trial Information

Comparing Wound Eversion and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Wound Repair With Subcuticular Set-back Versus Traditional Vertical Mattress Suturing Techniques


Inclusion Criteria:



- Elliptical surgical wound that needs to be closed with a layered closure

- Wound 3 cm in length or longer

Exclusion Criteria:

- Incarceration

- Active pregnancy

- Less than 18 years of age

- Unable to give informed consent

- Non-English or Dutch speaking (the scar assessment scale described below has only
been validated in the English and Dutch languages)

- Wound closure projected to be less than 3 cm in length

- Skin less than 3 mm in thickness (dermis and epidermis combined)

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

Mean of sum of 2 blinded reviewers Physician Observer Assessment scores

Outcome Description:

Compare the functional and cosmetic outcomes of the two sutured halves of each scar at 3 months follow-up as follows: a. Use a previously validated scar assessment scale called the Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scale, specifically the averaged sum of the total score of 2 blinded observers.

Outcome Time Frame:

3 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Daniel Eisen, M.D.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of California, Davis

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

247354

NCT ID:

NCT01773447

Start Date:

August 2011

Completion Date:

June 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Melanoma

Name

Location

UC Davis, Department of DermatologySacramento, California  95816