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Forehead Lift Fixation (Forehead)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00662961
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To compare periosteum versus bone fixation in forehead lift.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Forehead Procedure: Periosteum Procedure: Bone

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.


Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 12 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Periosteum Versus Bone for the Fixation of Forehead Lift: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Split-Face Trial.
Study Start Date : January 2007
Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Study Completion Date : August 2007
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Periosteum
Procedure: Periosteum
Periosteum fixation
Experimental: 2
Bone
Procedure: Bone
Bone tunnel fixation


Outcome Measures

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patients' satisfaction [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. Complications [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Eye brow malposition
  • Forehead wrinkles

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous surgery
  • Forehead trauma or scar
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00662961


Locations
Brazil
Federal University of Uberlandia, Department of ENT/H&N
Uberlandia, MG, Brazil, 38400-368
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of Uberlandia
Investigators
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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00662961     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2-Patrocinio
First Posted: April 21, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Keywords provided by Federal University of Uberlandia:
Plastic Surgery