Antibiotics for Postpartum Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tear Repairs
Information source: Stanford University
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on June 20, 2008
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.
Condition(s) targeted: Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
Intervention: Cefotetan or Cefoxitin vs placebo (Drug)
Status: Active, not recruiting
Sponsored by: Stanford University
Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Yasser Yehia El-Sayed, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Stanford University
This study is undertaken to find out whether prophylactic antibiotics can decrease the
infection rate in third and fourth degree perineal tear repairs done in the immediate
Official title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effect of Prophylactic Antibiotics on the Infection Rate in Postpartum Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tear Repairs
Study design: Prevention, Randomized, Single Blind, Placebo Control, Single Group Assignment, Efficacy Study
Primary outcome: No perineal breakdown or infection
Minimum age: 18 Years.
Maximum age: N/A.
- third and fourth degree perineal laceration Exclusion Criteria:- chorioamnionitis, HIV
positive, inflammatory bowel disease
Locations and Contacts
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, United States
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, United States
Last updated: December 20, 2007