The purpose of this study is to assess whether triclosan-coated sutures reduces wound
infections compared to regular non-coated sutures, after saphenous vein harvesting in CABG
Other: Conventional non-coated surgical sutures
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01457859
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
18 years of age or older with written informed consent
Male and female subjects
Subjects scheduled for an elective and urgent CABG surgery that includes saphenous vein harvesting.
Known allergy or intolerance to triclosan
Different surgical prophylactic antibiotic regimen than common in the department.
Continuous preoperative and predicted postoperative antibiotic treatment.
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Rambam Health Care Campus, Depatment of cardiac surgery
Haifa, Israel, 31096
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01457859. The sponsor of the trial is Rambam Health Care Campus and it is looking for 410 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Effectiveness of Triclosan Coated VICRYL\MONOCRYL Sutures in Preventing Leg Wound Infection Compared to POLYSORB\ BIOSYN Sutures in Patients After Coronary Bypass Surgery- a Randomized Controlled Trial
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