Liposuction as Treatment for Excessive Axillary Sweat
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00228072|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 28, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hyperhidrosis||Procedure: Suction-curettage||Phase 2 Phase 3|
The surgical standard treatment for isolated excessive axillary sweating is excision of the hair-bearing area of the axilla. This technique is associated with a risk of impaired wound healing, infections, wide scars and a risk of impairment in the movement of the arm (seldom).
A new technique suction-curettage, much alike the liposuction technique, in which the dermis is curettage from a sub-dermal approach with a cutting and sucking devise, may be promising in regard to recovery and cosmetic appearance postoperatively, but the effect of the sweat production is not well known. This study compares liposuction vs. standard excision in individuals with isolated excessive isolated axillary sweating randomized to treatment with one of each technique in both axillas.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Suction-Curettage vs. Standard Excision in Axillary Hyperhidrosis|
|Primary Completion Date :||February 2008|
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|Department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital|
|Odense, Fyn, Denmark, DK-5000|
|Study Chair:||Finn Gottrup, DMsci||University Center of Wound Healing, Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark|
|Study Director:||Torben Moeller-Christensen, MD||Department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark|