The Treatment of Acne Vulgaris With Radiofrequency Device

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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Alma Lasers Identifier:
First received: February 27, 2007
Last updated: September 22, 2007
Last verified: September 2007

Radiofrequency emmitting device, normaly used for thermage treatments will be used on 22 mild to moderate acne patients faces.

The aim of the study is to check whether RF heating of subcutaneous and dermis will improve acne in needed patients.

Condition Intervention
Acne Vulgaris
Device: Radio Frequency

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Treatment of Acne Vulgaris With Radiofrequency Device

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Further study details as provided by Alma Lasers:

Estimated Enrollment: 22
Study Start Date: November 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • mild-moderate Acne
  • age over 18
  • otherwise healthy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age under 18
  • pregnancy
  • systemic acne treatment in the last month
  • local acne treatment in the last month
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00441805

Lase Ohr clinic
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alma Lasers
Study Director: Yussi Levcelter, Dr. Alma Lasers LTD
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00441805     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AL-RF/ACN02/06IL CTIL
Study First Received: February 27, 2007
Last Updated: September 22, 2007
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Facial Dermatoses
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Skin Diseases processed this record on October 02, 2015