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Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Different Closure Methods for Laparoscopic Port Sites

Information source: New York Downtown Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 20, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Laparoscopic Cosmesis

Intervention: Tissue adhesive (Procedure)

Phase: N/A

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: New York Downtown Hospital

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Giuseppe Del Priore, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: New York Downtown Hospital


This study wishes to compare patient satisfaction and cosmesis of two different closure methods of laparoscopic ports. One method uses tissue adhesive (Dermabond) with a deep sub-cutaneous stitch and a Band-Aid dressing. The comparison method uses a 3. o undyed vicryl transcutaneous stitch, with a Bacitracin and Tegaderm dressing.

Clinical Details

Official title: Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Two Different Methods of Laparoscopy Port Closure

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Minimum age: 16 Years. Maximum age: 70 Years. Gender(s): Female.


Inclusion Criteria:

- gynecologic laparoscopy patients

Exclusion Criteria:

- known sensitivity to tissue adhesive, antibiotic ointment

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Additional Information

Starting date: March 2007
Last updated: April 25, 2007

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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