Comparison of the Shang Ring With Conventional Surgical Methods

Phase:III, II
Principal Investigator(s):Marc Goldstein, MD
Objective:This is a randomized control trial of 400 adult male circumcision procedures with a one to one ratio between Shang Ring and the in-country standard surgical technique (forceps guided in Kenya and dorsal slit in Zambia).
Prevention Option(s):VMMC
Study Design:Open label
Arms and Assigned Interventions
Mode of Delivery
Official Code: NCT01300910
Trial Sponsors: EngenderHealth, FHI 360, Kenya Ministry of Medical Services, Kenya National AIDS & STI Control Programme, University Teaching Hospital at the University of Zambia, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Start Date
End Date
February 1, 2011
June 30, 2011
Age range: 18 Years ↔ 54 Years
Population:Cisgender Men