Treatment of Wounds Utilizing Light

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00634868
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Slow patients recruitment)
First Posted : March 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2011
Information provided by:
QRay Ltd.

Brief Summary:
The Qray device is emitting broad light energy that is intended for diabetic ulcer healing. The study is double blinded.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetic Ulcer Other: Qray light therapy device Device: Qray light therapy device-Sham Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Sham Comparator: 1
The device is emitting a sham light
Device: Qray light therapy device-Sham
non curative light- the device emits the same broad light, but with very low intensity

Experimental: 2
The device is emitting curative light
Other: Qray light therapy device
The light is filtered from harmful UV and InfraRed light and only light at wavelight of 405nm until 1000nm is delivered.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The wound healing process [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has 8 weeks venus leg ulcer.
  • The ulcer was not better on prior treatment of various medical clinics.
  • The patient has diabetic ulcer grade 1 or 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has severe infection.
  • Patient is taking antibiotic
  • Patient has ankle brachial index less than 0.7
  • Patient is schedule to undergone revascularization surgery 10 weeks before the study
  • Patient has photosensitive disease
  • Patient has cancer
  • Creatinine level is more than 2 mg%
  • Patient is taking immunosuppressive medication.
  • Pregnant women
  • Dialysis patient
  • Anaemic patients(less than 9 gr)
  • Patient has Albumin level less than 3 mg%

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00634868

Soroka Medical Center
Beer Seva, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
QRay Ltd.

Responsible Party: Qray Ltd, Qray Identifier: NCT00634868     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: or003121107
First Posted: March 13, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by QRay Ltd.:
ulcer wound diabetes