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Indianapolis, Indiana 46202


Study designed to compare the Zip Surgical Skin Closure device vs. conventional staples for wound closure following bi lateral knee replacement surgery.

Study summary:

Prospective, randomized, within patient control study comparing the use of Zip Surgical Skin Closure device versus conventional staple placement when utilized for surgical wound closure after bi lateral unicompartmental or bi lateral total knee replacement. A total of up to 25 patients will be enrolled and followed for up to 8 weeks post surgery to evaluate wound healing and overall satisfaction of closure method.


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Patients 18 years of age and older 2. Patients requiring epidermal closure after bi lateral total or partial (unicompartmental) knee arthroplasty 3. Patients willing to be evaluated at discharge, 2 weeks, and at the 6 to 8 week post op Exclusion Criteria: 1. Known bleeding disorder not caused by medication 2. Known personal or family history of keloid formation or scar hypertrophy 3. Known allergy or hypersensitivity to non-latex skin adhesives 4. Atrophic skin deemed clinically prone to blistering 5. Any skin disorder affecting wound healing 6. Any other condition that in the opinion of the investigator would make a particular patient unsuitable for this study



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Rodney Benner, MD
Study Center

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Location Contact:

Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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