Last updated on February 2018

Prevena Incision Management System vs Conventional Management for Wound Healing


Brief description of study

Comparison in abdominal wound healing after contaminated or dirty surgery with incisional negative pressure wound therapy versus standard dressing.

Detailed Study Description

All patients submitted to contaminated or dirty abdominal surgery have more risk of surgical site infections. The investigators intend to randomize this kind of patients and comparison wound healing after dressed with incisional negative pressure wound therapy or standard dressing.

In the study group INPWT (Prevena) is positioned immediately next surgery and dressed for six days. Every patients will be medicate in sixth, ninth, fifteenth and thirtieth day after surgery and will be valued wound healing with a scale score.

Moreover for each patient it will be assessed risk developing wound complications through possum score and comorbidities.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02892435

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