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Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599


Purpose:

For the target population of adult patients following primary total hip arthroplasty, the randomized clinical trial will be used to evaluate the efficacy of the use of a mobile negative pressure wound therapy(NPWT) device compared to a standard absorptive dressing in the immediate postoperative period. We will apply two dressing types and evaluate the postoperative wounds with a wound scoring system (ASEPSIS) that incorporates multiple variables of wound infection risk.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Adult patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty. Exclusion Criteria: - age less than 18 y/o - Total hip arthroplasty for fracture - Revision or conversion total hip arthroplasty - inability to personally consent to participation due to cognitive impairment, intoxication or sedation - multiple surgical procedures - Patients taking immune modulating medication(prednisone, methotrexate, anakinra, etc.) - skin hypersensitivity to acrylic adhesive or silver. - Inability to care for dressing due to physical or mental incapacitation


NCT ID:

NCT02355691


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Daniel J Del Gaizo, MD
UNC Orthopaedics


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 19, 2017

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