Impact of Timing of Wound Dressing Removal After Cesarean Section: Effect of Dressing Removal at 24 Hours Versus 48 Hours on Wound Healing and Incidence of Surgical Site Infections Following Cesarean Section
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Intervention Type: Other
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
The purpose of this study is to assess wound healing at 24 vs 48 hours post cesarean delivery with a modified 1-day ASEPSIS score.
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 44
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
• low-risk obstetric patients aged 18-44 years with term, singleton pregnancies who planned to have Cesarean Delivery (CD).
• CD indications:
• Scheduled nonlabored primary CD for fetal malpresentation,
• Suspected macrosomia,
• Maternal request,
• Placental anomaly,
• Abnormal / indeterminate fetal heart tracing without labor.
• First, second, and third repeat CDs will be included.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Etlik Zübeyde Hanim Women's Health Training and Research Hospital
Start Date:March 2015
Completion Date:January 31, 2019
Target number of participants:869
Active Comparator: Dressing Removal at 24 Hours
These patients are randomly assigned to have their dressing removed 24 hours after cesarean section.
Active Comparator: Dressing Removal at 48 Hours
These patients are randomly assigned to have their dressing removed 48 hours after cesarean section.