Gynecologic Cancer (Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Post-Operative Incision Management) 15-309

February 08, 2017

Sponsor: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Active Comparator: usual standard dry gauze used for wound management Patients who are randomized to the standard dry gauze arm will have the standard dry gauze placed at time of wound closure. Their dressing will be removed on post-operative day 2 as per routine departmental practice. Intervention: Other: dry gauze Experimental: Prevena Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (NPWT) Patients who are randomized to the Prevena Therapy System arm will have the Prevena Incision Management System device placed at time of wound closure. The device will be removed on day of discharge from the hospital or post-operative day 7, whichever comes first. Intervention: Device: The Prevena Incision Management System

Who’s eligible: Any BMI, laparotomy, presumed GYN CA, BMI≥40, laparotomy.

This study is open to patients age 18 and older.

Available at: Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Cancer Clinical Research Office