Bipolar Scissors for Circumcision

Z

Zagazig University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Male Circumcision

Treatments

Procedure: classic scalpel
Procedure: Bipolar scissors

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03634358
ZagazigUH

Details and patient eligibility

About

comparing the outcomes of using bipolar scissors for male circumcision to the classic scalpel method

Full description

A prospective, randomized study, comparing two different techniques for pediatric male circumcision: the bipolar diathermy scissors technique with that of a classic scalpel technique. Study included male infants from 40 days old up to 18 month old. They were reviewed regarding Operative time, bleeding, complications, postoperative pain and morbidity. Differences in the outcome were compared.

Enrollment

200 patients

Sex

Male

Ages

40 days to 18 months old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Male infant between 40 days and 18 month old
  • parents' request and approval of circumcision

Exclusion criteria

  • previous attempts of circumcision or revision cases
  • bleeding tendency
  • congenital anomalies involving genitalia
  • age below 40 days (expected Vit. K deficiency) or above 18 month old.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

200 participants in 2 patient groups

Bipolar scissors group
Active Comparator group
Description:
Group of male infants undergoing circumcision using bipolar scissors to separate the foreskin
Treatment:
Procedure: Bipolar scissors
Classic scalpel group
Active Comparator group
Description:
Group of male infants undergoing circumcision using classic scalpel to separate the foreskin, and sutures to control bleeding
Treatment:
Procedure: classic scalpel

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