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Forehead Lift Fixation (Forehead)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Federal University of Uberlandia Identifier:
First received: April 15, 2008
Last updated: April 17, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
To compare periosteum versus bone fixation in forehead lift.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: Periosteum
Procedure: Bone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Periosteum Versus Bone for the Fixation of Forehead Lift: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Split-Face Trial.

Further study details as provided by Federal University of Uberlandia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Eye brow position [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patients' satisfaction [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  • Complications [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Procedure: Periosteum
Periosteum fixation
Experimental: 2
Procedure: Bone
Bone tunnel fixation

Detailed Description:

Forehead lift method of fixation is variable and lots of different methods have been described with different rates of success.

The comparison of to different techniques in a RCT has not been reported before.

The objective is to compare periosteum versus bone fixation in forehead lift, in a randomized, blinded, controlled, split-face trial.


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Eye brow malposition
  • Forehead wrinkles

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous surgery
  • Forehead trauma or scar
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00662961

Federal University of Uberlandia, Department of ENT/H&N
Uberlandia, MG, Brazil, 38400-368
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of Uberlandia
Principal Investigator: Lucas G Patrocinio, MD Federal University of Uberlandia, Department of ENT/H&N
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lucas G. Patrocinio, Federal University of Uberlandia Identifier: NCT00662961     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2-Patrocinio
Study First Received: April 15, 2008
Last Updated: April 17, 2008

Keywords provided by Federal University of Uberlandia:
Plastic Surgery processed this record on April 28, 2017