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Hypertrophic Scarring After Facial Burn

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Helens Christians, Legacy Health System Identifier:
First received: October 20, 2005
Last updated: March 31, 2015
Last verified: March 2015
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 Intervention Phase
Burn Device: 3-Dimensional Color Scanning Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Helens Christians, Legacy Health System:

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

Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: 3-Dimensional Color Scanning
    Color imaging of the face and neck.
    Other Name: Cyberware 3030 RGB Color Scanner
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.

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: 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
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Responsible Party: Helens Christians, Principal Investigator, Legacy Health System Identifier: NCT00242970     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OBC3DS-01
Study First Received: October 20, 2005
Last Updated: March 31, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cicatrix, Hypertrophic
Wounds and Injuries
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Pathologic Processes processed this record on August 23, 2017