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Photodynamic Lasertherapy (PDT) in Periodontal Treatment (in Vivo)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00196456
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 20, 2005
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Medicine Greifswald

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of the photodynamic therapy in periodontal patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Periodontal Disease Procedure: photosensitisation Phase 2

Detailed Description:

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of the photodynamic therapy in periodontal pockets and to assess the reduction of subgingival bacteria.

The first step will include the evaluation of the quantity of the light which will activate the photosensitizer in the various niches in the periodontal pocket.

The second step will evaluate the distribution of the photosensitizer in the periodontal pocket.

The third step will assess the woundhealing of the the photodynamic therapy compared to conventional periodontal therapy with an ultrasonic device.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Photodynamic Lasertherapy (PDT) in Periodontal Treatment (in Vivo)
Study Start Date : April 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2005



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pocket depth reduction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. attachmentlevel loss


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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • systemic healthy
  • >15 teeth
  • ≤ 6 mm >2 teeth
  • age > 35 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • - systemic ill
  • cardiac pacemaker
  • < 15 teeth

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Locations
Germany
Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald
Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 17489
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Medicine Greifswald
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Kocher, Prof.Dr. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University Greifswald

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00196456     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: III UV 06/04
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005

Keywords provided by University Medicine Greifswald:
Photodynamic lasertherapy
Periodontol disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Periodontal Diseases
Gingival Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases