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An Evaluation of an Injectable Material for Correction of Wrinkles

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(The study was not executed. No subjects were enrolled.)
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Northwestern University Identifier:
First received: July 31, 2007
Last updated: December 5, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
The objective of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a filler in improving wrinkles.

Condition Intervention Phase
Jowls Device: Calcium Hydroxylapatite injection Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open Label Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Calcium Hydroxylapatite (Radiesse®) Injection in the Correction of Jowl-Associated Chin Notches

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Further study details as provided by Northwestern University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Correction of wrinkles [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Development of adverse events [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: July 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
subjects will receive filler injections
Device: Calcium Hydroxylapatite injection
filler injection
Other Name: Radiesse

Detailed Description:
The primary objective of this study is to determine whether focal injection of calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse®), an injectable biodegradable filler, into jowl-induced chin notches can result in safe, aesthetically pleasing, and long-lasting correction of these.

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 40-65
  • Have wrinkles
  • The subjects are in good health.
  • The subject has willingness and the ability to understand and provide informed consent for the use of their tissue and communicate with the investigator.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have received within the past 3 months or are planning to receive in the next 6 months, botulinum toxin injections for correction of wrinkles.
  • Subjects who have received within the past one year any soft tissue augmentation material into the chin and experimental area (defined as any area on the face below the lower lip vermilion, excluding the lateral lip marionette line up to 1 cm below this level).
  • Subjects with prior history of nodule formation or hypersensitivity reactions to lidocaine or medium-term augmentation materials, including hyaluronic acid derivatives, poly-L-lactic acid, and calcium hydroxylapatite.
  • Subjects who are currently using anticoagulation therapy.
  • Subjects who have a history of bleeding disorders.
  • Subjects who are unable to understand the protocol or to give informed consent.
  • Subjects with mental illness.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00510081

Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwestern University
Principal Investigator: Murad Alam, MD Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
  More Information

Responsible Party: Murad Alam, MD, Northwestern University Identifier: NCT00510081     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1253-013
Study First Received: July 31, 2007
Last Updated: December 5, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Calcium, Dietary
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on August 23, 2017