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Laser-Mediated Photodynamic Therapy of Acne Vulgaris and Rosacea

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00483145
First Posted: June 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2008
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Information provided by:
Bispebjerg Hospital
  Purpose
To evaluate efficacy and adverse effect from long-pulsed dye laser versus long-pulsed dye laser-mediated photodynamic therapy for acne vulgaris and rosacea.

Condition Intervention
Acne Vulgaris and Rosacea Device: Long-pulsed dye laser (Candela) and PDT (methylaminolevulinate) Device: Long-pulsed dye laser Device: Long-pulsed dye laser assisted fotodynamic therapy (methylaminolevulinate)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Official Title: Laser-Mediated Photodynamic Therapy of Acne Vulgaris and Rosacea

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Further study details as provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Long-pulsed dye laser (Candela)
Device: Long-pulsed dye laser (Candela) and PDT (methylaminolevulinate) Device: Long-pulsed dye laser
Active Comparator: 2
Long-pulsed dye laser assisted fotodynamic therapy (methylaminolevulinate)
Device: Long-pulsed dye laser (Candela) and PDT (methylaminolevulinate) Device: Long-pulsed dye laser assisted fotodynamic therapy (methylaminolevulinate)

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Inflammatory acne and rosacea
  • Skin types I-IV

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients younger than 18 years
  • Skin types V and VI
  • Topical and systemic conventional acne treatments
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00483145


Locations
Denmark
Bispebjerg Hospital
Copenhagen NV, Denmark, 2400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bispebjerg Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Merete Hædersdal Bispebjerg Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merete Hædersdal, Bispebjerg Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00483145     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF-01-328309
First Submitted: June 4, 2007
First Posted: June 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Rosacea
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Methyl 5-aminolevulinate
Aminolevulinic Acid
Photosensitizing Agents
Dermatologic Agents