Hypertrophic Scarring After Facial Burn

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Helens Christians, Legacy Health System

Brief Summary:
Subjects with a burn to the face and/or neck will be enrolled into the study and a Three-Dimensional scanner used to see if it can objectively measure scar color and volume and measure the effect of scar on motion of the face and neck.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Burn Device: 3-Dimensional Color Scanning

Detailed Description:
Subjects will have 11 clinic visits over a 2-year period. An initial scan of the subject's head and neck will be made. Ten reproducible landmarks on the face and neck will be determined. The subject will return for follow up scans at Day 14, Day 28 and Month 2,6,9,12,18 and 24.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Hypertrophic Scarring After Facial Burn: A Pilot, Observational Study of Static and Dynamic Measurements of Facial Scars With the 3-D Scanner Through the Scar Maturation Process
Study Start Date : October 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Burns Scars
U.S. FDA Resources

Intervention Details:
    Device: 3-Dimensional Color Scanning
    Color imaging of the face and neck.
    Other Name: Cyberware 3030 RGB Color Scanner

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Scar maturation [ Time Frame: 5.5 years ]
    Can a 3-D scanner measure static and dynamic changes

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Study population includes patients with burn injuries to their face and or neck.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Face and/or Neck Burn

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00242970

United States, Oregon
Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97227
Sponsors and Collaborators
Legacy Health System
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Principal Investigator: Helen Christians, ORT/L Legacy Health System

Responsible Party: Helens Christians, Principal Investigator, Legacy Health System Identifier: NCT00242970     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OBC3DS-01
First Posted: October 21, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cicatrix, Hypertrophic
Wounds and Injuries
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Pathologic Processes