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Decubitus Medical Research Studies

Up-to-date List of Decubitus Medical Research Studies

What Research is Being Done?

A clinical study involves research using human volunteers (also called participants) that is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two main types of clinical studies: clinical trials (also called interventional studies) and observational studies. Following list includes both interventional and observational studies.

Latest Decubitus Medical Research Studies

Rank Status Study
1 Not yet recruiting Changes in Bacterial Flora Among Patients With Pelvic Bedsores: a Prospective Pilot Study
Condition: Bedsore
Interventions: Biological: 3mm tissue punch biopsy;   Biological: Superficial bedsore sample;   Biological: Stool sample;   Biological: Urine sample
Outcome Measures: List of pathogenic, potentially pathogenic and commensal bacterial species in superficial and deep bedsore samples;   Percentage of pathogenic, potentially pathogenic, and commensal bacterial species in superficial and deep bedsore samples;   Classification of bacteria present according to respiratory type, gram negative/positive, shape, and resistance phenotypes.;   List of pathogenic, potentially pathogenic and commensal bacterial species in stool samples;   List of pathogenic, potentially pathogenic and commensal bacterial species in urine samples
2 Not yet recruiting Low-level Laser Therapy Versus High Frequency on Pressure Ulcers Treatment
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Interventions: Device: Low-level laser therapy AlGaInP;   Device: High-frequency therapy with O3 formation;   Other: Wound dressing with saline solution
Outcome Measures: Changes on pressure ulcer area 28 days after first intervention;   Changes on clinical evolution of the pressure ulcer 28 days after first intervention;   Changes on pressure ulcer relative area 28 days after first intervention
3 Unknown  Correlation Between Wound Volume and Depth of Decubitus Ulcers And Resting Energy Expenditure
Condition: Decubitis Ulcer
Intervention: Procedure: Indirect Calorimetry
Outcome Measure: Does the volume of Decubitus Ulcers have an effect on a patient's resting energy expenditure
4 Recruiting Pressure Ulcer Healing With Microcyn
Conditions: Pressure Ulcer;   Spinal Cord Injuries
Interventions: Drug: Microcyn;   Other: Sterile saline
Outcome Measures: pressure ulcer size (length, width, depth);   pressure ulcer size (length, width and depth) at 4 weeks after baseline;   pressure ulcer size (length, width and depth) at 8 weeks after baseline;   pressure ulcer size (length, width and depth) at 12 weeks after baseline;   pressure ulcer size (length, width and depth) at 16 weeks after baseline;   pressure ulcer size (length, width and depth) at 20 weeks after baseline;   pressure ulcer size (length, width and depth) at 24 weeks after baseline;   Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH) score;   Pressure Ulcer scale for Healing (PUSH) score at 4 weeks after baseline;   Pressure Ulcer scale for Healing (PUSH) score at 8 weeks after baseline;   Pressure Ulcer scale for Healing (PUSH) score at 12 weeks after baseline;   Pressure Ulcer scale for Healing (PUSH) score at 16 weeks after baseline;   Pressure Ulcer scale for Healing (PUSH) score at 20 weeks after baseline;   Pressure Ulcer scale for Healing (PUSH) score at 24 weeks after baseline
5 Recruiting Safety Evaluation of the KLOX BioPhotonic System in Stage II and III Pressure Ulcers
Conditions: Pressure Ulcers Stage II;   Pressure Ulcers Stage III
Intervention: Device: KLOX BioPhotonic System
Outcome Measures: Safety and tolerability of the KLOX BioPhotonic System in patients with stage II or III pressure ulcers.;   Optimal frequency of treatment with KLOX BioPhotonic System on stage II and III pressure ulcers.;   Rate of complete wound closure.;   Time to complete wound closure.;   Incidence of wound breakdown.;   Wound area reduction over time.;   Wound volume reduction over time.
6 Not yet recruiting Recognize High Pressure Areas in Human Body to Prevent Decubitus Ulcers
Condition: Pressure Ulcer Stage 1
Intervention:
Outcome Measure: Mapping body pressure
7 Not yet recruiting Effectiveness of Two Silicone Dressings for Sacral and Heel Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Intervention: Device: Mepilex® Border Sacrum and Mepilex® Border Heel
Outcome Measures: Incidence of pressure ulcers category II, III, IV, Unstageable, Deep Tissue Injury (DTI) at heels and/or sacrum (proportion);   Incidence of pressure ulcers category II, III, IV, Unstageable, Deep Tissue Injury (DTI) at heels and/or sacrum (proportion per 1000 bed days, rate);   Incidence of pressure ulcer category I (non-blanchable erythema) at heels and/or sacrum (proportion);   Incidence of pressure ulcers category I (non-blanchable erythema) at heels and/or sacrum (proportion per 1000 bed days, rate);   Number of preventive dressings used for pressure ulcer prevention;   Numbers and types of support surface used for pressure ulcer prevention;   Numbers and types of positioning for pressure ulcer prevention;   Time to heeling of sacral and/or heel pressure ulcers in days
8 Unknown  Study on the Safety and Efficacy of Nitric Oxide Gel in Subjects With Pressure Sore
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Interventions: Drug: Nitric Oxide;   Drug: placebo
Outcome Measures: Pressure ulcer stage assessment after the endpoint of intervention period;   The secondary efficacy end point will be pressure sore scale assessment of improvement.
9 Unknown  Silk-Like Fabric for the Prevention of Pressure Sores in a Long Term Care Setting
Condition: Pressure Ulcers
Intervention: Device: DermaTherapy® Linen and underpads.
Outcome Measures: Prevention and reduction in the incidence of pressure ulcers;   Reduction of bacterial contamination
10 Unknown  Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Condition: Pressure Ulcers
Intervention: Device: Mepilex Border Dressing
Outcome Measures: Pressure ulcer incidence;   Cost
11 Unknown  Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Pressure Ulcer Treatment
Conditions: Type IV Pressure Ulcers;   Chronic Wounds;   Spinal Cord Injury
Intervention: Procedure: Infusion of autologous bone marrow stem cells after wound debridement.
Outcome Measures: Absence of adverse effects during timeframe as infections or complications related with the intervention.;   Improvement and closure of the pressure ulcer
12 Recruiting Pressure Sensing to Reduce the Risk of Pressure Ulcer Formation
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Intervention: Device: ForeSite PT™ system
Outcome Measures: Interface pressure analysis;   Pressure related skin and soft tissue changes;   Perceptions of healthcare providers;   Perceptions of patients
13 Unknown  Efficacy of Quantum NPWT With Simultaneous Irrigation on Reduction of Wound Volume in Stage III/IV Pressure Ulcers.
Condition: Pressure Ulcers
Intervention: Device: Quantum Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Device
Outcome Measures: Comparison of reduction in wound volume between Quantum with Irrigation v Standard of Care;   Comparison of reduction in wound volume between Quantum with Irrigation v Quantum without irrigation
14 Not yet recruiting A Randomized, Prospective Clinical Trial of Immediate Flap Closure Versus Wound Care for Management of Late-stage Pressure Ulcers
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Interventions: Procedure: surgical reconstruction;   Procedure: wound management
Outcome Measure: Wound Closure
15 Not yet recruiting Clinical Trial of ECLIPSE PRP™ Wound Biomatrix in Chronic Non-Healing Pressure Ulcers
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Interventions: Device: Eclipse PRP™ Wound Biomatrix;   Other: Usual and Customary Practice
Outcome Measures: Time   to   complete   wound   closure;   Percent of wounds healed;   Wound trajectory;   Ulcer recurrence;   Quality of Life
16 Not yet recruiting AutoloGel Therapy to Usual and Customary Care in Pressure Ulcers
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Intervention: Device: AutoloGel
Outcome Measures: Time to complete wound healing;   Ulcer recurrence;   Proportion of healed ulcers;   W-QOL (Quality of Life with Chronic Wounds) score;   Number of patients with adverse events as a measure of tolerability
17 Unknown  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapy in Chronic Wounds Using a Pressure Sore Model
Conditions: Chronic Wounds;   Pressure Sores;   Hematopoietic Stem Cells;   Wound Healing
Intervention: Biological: Stem cell therapy
Outcome Measure: feasibility, safety, efficacy
18 Recruiting Trial on Wheeled Mobility for Preventing Pressure Ulcers
Condition: Mobility Limitation
Interventions: Device: Lightweight wheelchair;   Device: Skin Protection Cushion
Outcome Measures: Incidence of a sitting-induced pressure ulcer;   Functional capacity
19 Recruiting Prevention of Sacral Pressure Ulcers With Preventive Dressings
Condition: Grade I to Grade IV Pressure Ulcers in Higher Risk Patients
Intervention: Device: Mepilex® Border Sacrum dressings
Outcome Measure: To compare the number of patients who develop sacral pressure ulcers between the group with the Mepilex® Border Sacrum dressings (Group A) and the group without any sacral dressings (Group B).
20 Not yet recruiting The Effectiveness of a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Programme for Older People in For-profit Private Nursing Homes
Condition: Pressure Ulcer
Interventions: Behavioral: PU prevention programme;   Behavioral: Usual PU prevention care
Outcome Measures: Changes of the PUs prevalence;   Changes of the PUs incidence

These studies may lead to new treatments and are adding insight into Decubitus etiology and treatment.

A major focus of Decubitus research is the development of new drugs and other treatment options. Studies seek to identify new drugs to treat various related disorders and to find safer, more effective doses for medications already being used. Other research is aimed at identifying receptors or drug targets.


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