This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition burns
Treatments aquacel ag, glucan ii
Sponsor University of California, Irvine
Start date December 2007
End date March 2010
Trial size 20 participants
Trial identifier NCT00581217, 2006-4881


The research will be looking at patient outcomes for healing of donor sites after a split-thickness skin graft procedure for a burn or skin tissue loss. Donor site healing time, infection rate, cosmetic outcome, and patient's rating of pain will be compared between two donor site dressings, Glucan II and Aquacel Ag.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective
Burn patients or patients with skin loss requiring split-thickness skin graft
aquacel ag
Aquacel Ag will be applied to one donor site.
glucan ii
Glucan II to be applied to a donor site on same patient for comparison

Primary Outcomes

Healing time
time frame: 7 - 14 days

Secondary Outcomes

Infection rate
time frame: 1-21 days
Cosmetic outcome
time frame: 6 months
Pain rating
time frame: 6 months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Adults over age 18 who have sustained a 1 - 30% total body surface area burn or skin tissue loss and require skin grafting Exclusion Criteria: - Individuals under the age of 18.

Additional Information

Official title A Randomized Comparison Study of Aquacel Ag and Glucan II as Donor Site Dressings With Regards to Healing Time, Cosmesis, Infection Rate, and Patient's Perceived Pain: a Pilot Study.
Principal investigator Marianne E Cinat, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in May 2010.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of California, Irvine.