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Using Light Therapy to Treat Toe Nail Fungus

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00771732
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2008 by Nomir Medical Technologies.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 13, 2008
Information provided by:
Nomir Medical Technologies

Brief Summary:
To see if four sessions of light therapy successfully treats nail fungus.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Onychomycosis Device: light therapy Phase 2

Detailed Description:
This study is a one year study which includes four treatment sessions of light therapy looking for clinical and mycological improvement.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Noveon Laser Treatment of Onychomycosis: A Device Performance Clinical Study
Study Start Date : May 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Molds

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Light therapy
Device: light therapy
6 minute light therapy
Other Name: laser threapy

Sham Comparator: 2
6 minute "session" given with machine "off"
Device: light therapy
combination of wavelengths
Other Name: No therapy/machine is "off"

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. clinical improvement [ Time Frame: six months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. mycological negative [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • toe nail fungus, not infolving lunula
  • between ages 18-70 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not on systemic anti-fungal medications

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00771732

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Contact: Mary E Oster 781-893-1000 m.oster@nomirmedical.com
Contact: Alan Robbins, M.D. 781-893-1000 alanhrobbins@comcast.com

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United States, Massachusetts
Paula Angelini, DPM Recruiting
Southborough, Massachusetts, United States, 02452
Contact: Paula Angelini, DPM    617-901-6421    Paula.Angelini@southboromedicalgroup.com   
Contact: Mary Oster    508-524-4632    m.oster@nomirmedical.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nomir Medical Technologies
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Study Chair: Alan Robbins, M.D. Nomir Medical Technologies
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Responsible Party: Nomir Medical Technologies
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00771732    
Other Study ID Numbers: 09.002
First Posted: October 13, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 13, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008
Keywords provided by Nomir Medical Technologies:
toe nail fungus
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Nail Diseases
Skin Diseases