Ultraviolet Light Therapy for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004375|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2004 by National Center for Research Resources (NCRR).
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
I. Evaluate the mechanisms of ultraviolet A-1 light therapy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and normal controls.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Systemic Lupus Erythematosus||Procedure: ultraviolet A-1 light treatment||Phase 2|
Treatment with ultraviolet A-1 light is administered 5 days a week for 6 weeks, at the lowest dose or frequency required to maintain a response. The dose and frequency are progressively decreased over the next 9 weeks.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Study Start Date :||September 1991|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004375
|United States, Louisiana|
|General Clinical Research Center and Charity Hospital (University of Louisiana)||Recruiting|
|New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70112-2822|
|Contact: Hugh McGrath, Jr. 504-568-4630 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation Hospital||Recruiting|
|New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70121|
|Contact: Jawed Alam 504-842-3314|
|Study Chair:||Hugh McGrath, Jr.||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans|