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AbCLO Open Abdomen Study

Assessment of a non-invasive device in the management of Open Abdomen – Pilot Study

Surgery, Trauma
All genders
person-wave 18-99
Recruiting now
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Principal Investigator: Mohammed Bawazeer

This is a single center prospective cohort study. The cohort (interventional) patients will receive the study intervention (ABCLO). The control group retrospective patients that were previously managed at the same center, regardless of the technique or the device used to close the OA.

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Study details

Inclusion Criteria
  • 1) Adults more than 18 years of age
  • 2) Admitted to the trauma and acute care surgery service, underwent damage control
    laparotomy and left with an open abdomen (OA).
Exclusion Criteria
  • 1) Pregnant patients
  • 2) Patients who lost any portion of the abdominal wall that preclude primary abdominal wall
  • 3) patient who previously had a ventral hernia before having an open abdomen
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