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DMSO-PDT of BCC - A 6 Year Follow up

This study has been completed.
St. Olavs Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier:
First received: September 20, 2005
Last updated: March 10, 2017
Last verified: March 2017
The purpose of this study is to registrate long time clinical and histological treatment response of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) lesions treated with one or two procedures of dimethylsulfoxide supported 5-aminolaevulinic acid photodynamic therapy (DMSO-PDT).

Carcinoma, Basal Cell

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Dimethylsulphoxide-supported Photodynamic Therapy of Basal Cell Carcinoma Combined With Curettage - A 6 Year Clinical and Histological Evaluation.

Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Enrollment: 44
Actual Study Start Date: September 1997
Study Completion Date: December 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • histological verified bcc.
  • one or two PDT treatments with treatment interval no longer than two weeks.
  • lesion complete response three months after therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant.
  • Gorlin's syndrome.
  • morpheaform or pigmented bcc.
  • histology older than one year.
  • tumour infiltration more than four mm.
  • previous PDT treated lesions.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00218829

Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
St. Olavs Hospital
Principal Investigator: Eidi Christensen, MD St. Olav University Hospital, Trondheim
  More Information

Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier: NCT00218829     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EC-002
Study First Received: September 20, 2005
Last Updated: March 10, 2017
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: No

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Photodynamic treatment
Basal cell carcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Basal Cell
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Basal Cell processed this record on May 25, 2017