Photodynamic Therapy of Actinic Keratoses With Alacare®

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
photonamic GmbH & Co. KG Identifier:
First received: April 3, 2012
Last updated: April 28, 2015
Last verified: April 2015

This study aims to collect data on the frequency of SCCs in the Alacare®-treated area during an interval of two years after Alacare®-PDT.

Actinic Keratosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-interventional Observational Study on Photodynamic Therapy of Actinic Keratoses With Alacare®

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Further study details as provided by photonamic GmbH & Co. KG:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of SCCs in areas treated with Alacare®-PDT [ Time Frame: Two years after Alacare®-PDT ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 420
Study Start Date: April 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Community sample


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent
  • Patients with 3 to 6 mild AK lesions on the hairless areas of the head and face which were treated with Alacare®-PDT according to the SPC
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01571336

Medizinisches Zentrum Bonn Friedensplatz
Bonn, Germany, 53111
Hautarztpraxis Prof. Kurzen
Freising, Germany, 85354
Hautärztliche Gemeinschaftspraxis Dr. med. Peter Dworzak Dr. med. Peter Radny
Friedrichshafen, Germany, 88045
Gemeinschaftspraxis Dres.Ina Röhrig-Petering und Holger Petering
Hildesheim, Germany, 31134
Dermatologische Gemeinschaftspraxis Prof. Dr. J. Gille & Dr. K. Spieth-Gille
Königstein im Taunus, Germany, 61462
Mönchengladbach, Germany, 41061
Facharzt für Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten
Radolfzell, Germany, 78315
Praxis Prof. Dr. Thomas Dirschka
Wuppertal, Germany, 42275
Sponsors and Collaborators
photonamic GmbH & Co. KG
Study Chair: Peter Radny, MD Dermatological group practice, Charlottenstraße 12, D-88045 Friedrichshafen, Germany
  More Information

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Responsible Party: photonamic GmbH & Co. KG Identifier: NCT01571336     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS 01
Study First Received: April 3, 2012
Last Updated: April 28, 2015
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Keratosis, Actinic
Precancerous Conditions
Skin Diseases processed this record on October 08, 2015