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

Status: Completed
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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.

Participation Requirements
Sex: Female
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.

United States
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Other Locations
Etlik Zübeyde Hanim Women's Health Training and Research Hospital
Dicle University
Time Frame
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.
Collaborators: Etlik Zubeyde Hanım Women's Health Care, Training and Research Hospital, Dicle University
Leads: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

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