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Boston, Massachusetts 02118


Purpose:

Following closure of surgical incisions, wounds may develop redness, swelling, and drainage which may result in increased pain and infection. This study will test to hypothesis that using the 3M TM S Surgical Skin Closure System will reduce the incidence of pain, redness, swelling, and infections in a group of patients undergoing a mediastinotomy incision used for open heart surgical procedures.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients undergoing mediastinotomy for cardiac surgical procedures Exclusion Criteria: Patients with: - Allergies to skin adhesives - Known keloid formation - Prior sternotomies - Conditions making them not candidates for vicryl skin closure


NCT ID:

NCT00576745


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Harold L Lazar MD
Boston Medical Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02118
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 17, 2017

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