Last updated on February 2018

Suture Versus Glue (Dermabond) Closure During Cesarean Delivery

Brief description of study

To investigate the effect of intracutaneous suture closure versus Glue (dermabond) closure at cesarean section (CS) on long-term cosmetic and maternal outcome.

Detailed Study Description

Women undergoing planned CS were randomized to either intracutaneous suture closure or glue closure using a 1:1 allocation algorithm. Participants and outcome assessors were blinded to group allocation. Scar evaluation was performed after two months.

Primary outcome measures were Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scale (POSAS) summary scores 2 months after surgery. Secondary outcome measures were, duration of surgery, and development of hematoma, seroma, surgical site infection (SSI) or wound disruption.

Data were analyzed according to the intention to treat principle.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02831946

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