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Treatment of Recalcitrant Hand and Foot Warts With Intense Pulsed Light - a Randomized Controlled Trial

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 May 2008 by Bispebjerg Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Bispebjerg Hospital Identifier:
First received: November 15, 2005
Last updated: May 30, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
The purpose of the study is for recalcitrant hand and foot warts to compare the efficacy of treatment with Intense Pulsed Light and paring versus paring alone.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: Intense Pulsed Light + paring versus paring alone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Official Title: Treatment of Recalcitrant Hand and Foot Warts With Intense Pulsed Light and Paring Versus Paring Alone - a Randomized Controlled Trial With Blinded Response Evaluation

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Further study details as provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Study Start Date: November 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2008

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Recalcitrant warts
  • No previous IPL treatment of warts

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Immunosuppressive treatment
  • Patients suffering from HIV, diabetes or other immunosuppressive diseases
  • Pregnancy
  • Previous IPL treatment
  • Patients with a tendency to prodyce keloids or hypertrophic scars
  • Mosaic and flat warts
  • Lack of informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00254280

Bispebjerg hospital
Copenhagen, Copenhagen NV, Denmark, 2400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bispebjerg Hospital
Principal Investigator: Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DrMedSci Bispebjerg Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00254280     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF-01-255566
Study First Received: November 15, 2005
Last Updated: May 30, 2008

Keywords provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:
Intense pulsed light
Recalcitrant hand and foot warts

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Papillomavirus Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Skin Diseases, Viral
Tumor Virus Infections
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017