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Pulsed Dye Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for the Treatment of Telangiectasia and Skin Redness

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2004 by Bispebjerg Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Bispebjerg Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: July 23, 2007
Last verified: December 2004
The purpose of the study is to compare efficacy and adverse effects of pulsed dye laser and intense pulsed light in patients with skin telangiectasia and redness.

Condition Intervention
Device: Pulsed dye laser
Device: Intense pulsed light

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pulsed Dye Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for the Treatment of Telangiectasia and Skin Redness

Further study details as provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Study Start Date: February 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Skin types I, II, III
  • No previous laser or IPL treatment for the condition

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 18 years old
  • Skin types IV, V, or VI
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • Previous laser or IPL treatment for the condition
  • Recent exposure to sun or sun-beds
  • Treatment with oral retinoid within 6 months
  • Tendency to produce hypertrophic scars or keloids
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00206921

Contact: Merete Hædersdal, MD, PhD, DrMedSci +45 35 31 60 02

Bispebjerg Hospital Recruiting
Copenhagen, Copenhagen NV, Denmark, 2400
Contact: Merete Hædersdal, MD, PhD, DrMedSci    +4535316002   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bispebjerg Hospital
Principal Investigator: Merete Hædersdal, MD, PhD, DrMedSci Bispebjerg Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00206921     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF-01-236/04
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: July 23, 2007

Keywords provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:
Skin redness

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Skin Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017