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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Obesity, Wound Infection or Pregnancy
and you are
between 15 and 50
years old
4
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
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The purpose

Pregnant women with BMI>40 will be approached for participation in a study to reduce the rate of post-operative wound infection from C-section. Women will be randomized to a commonly used wound product (Kerlix-AMD) which consists of a PHMB-impregnated gauze versus normal gauze, and rates of post-operative surgical site infection will be assessed. Women with a planned procedure will also be randomized to applying Kerlix versus gauze for 3 days pre-operatively to determine if this improves outcomes as well.

Provided treatments

  • Device: Kerlix-AMD
  • Other: placebo--normal gauze

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02882360. The sponsor of the trial is Lawson Health Research Institute and it is looking for 40 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Use of Antimicrobial Gauze in Pregnant Women Undergoing C-section With BMI >40 to Decrease Wound Complications by 6 Weeks postpartum--a Small Feasibility Study