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Nanofat in Post Burn Scars on the Face

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: NCT03352297
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 24, 2017
Last Update Posted : November 24, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Muhammad Mustehsan Bashir, King Edward Medical University

Brief Summary:
Quasi-Experimental Study: Unfiltered Nanofat Injected into Postburn Facial Scars Number of Patients: 48 Outcome Assessed on POSAS And with Imaje J Scanning Preop And Postop Statistical Comparison of Scar Done

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burn Scar Biological: Unfiltered Nanofat Graft Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Objective: To compare the quality of post burn facial scars before and after injection of unfiltered nanofat.

Place and Duration of Study: Plastic Surgery Department, Mayo Hospital, Lahore, from January 2016 to December 2016.

Methodology: 48 patients with post burn facial scars were included, age range 4 to 32 years with Fitzpatrick skin types between 3 and 4. Patients with hypertrophic scars, contractures or keloids were excluded. Scars were assessed by a senior plastic surgeon and the patient on the POSAS. Fat was harvested from the abdomen and/or thighs with a 3 mm multi-port liposuction cannula (containing several sharp side holes of 1 mm) using Coleman's technique, emulsified, and transferred into 1 ml Leur lock syringes for injection into the subdermal or intradermal plane. Final follow up was scheduled at 6 months and scar was rated by the patient and the same surgeon on the POSAS. Pre and post op scar scores were compared and p-values calculated.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Rejuvenation of Post Burn Scars on the Face With Unfiltered Nanofat Injection
Actual Study Start Date : January 1, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : December 31, 2016

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Burns Scars

Intervention Details:
  • Biological: Unfiltered Nanofat Graft
    Nanofat created from microfat, skipping the filtration step. Intradermal and subdermal injections in post burn scars on the face.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rejuvenation of post burn scars on the face with unfiltered nanofat injection [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Pre and post-operative POSAS score

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Post burn scars on the face
  • Fitzpatrick skin types between 3 and 4

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Contractures
  • Keloids

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03352297

Sponsors and Collaborators
King Edward Medical University
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Principal Investigator: Saadia Jan, FRCS ed, FCPS King Edward Medical University Lahore

Publications of Results:
Goisis M, Stella E, Di Petrillo A, Rosset L. Nanofat Grafting Compared to Hyaluronic Acid and PRP Treatment of the Lower Lid and Tear Trough: Clinical Outcome. JSM Ophthalmology. 2015;3:1027

Other Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Muhammad Mustehsan Bashir, Associate Professor, King Edward Medical University Identifier: NCT03352297    
Other Study ID Numbers: 249/PLS/MHL
First Posted: November 24, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 24, 2017
Last Verified: November 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Muhammad Mustehsan Bashir, King Edward Medical University:
Post burn scar face
Unfiltered nanofat
Adipose tissue growth factors
Adipose stem cells
Image J
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Wounds and Injuries
Pathologic Processes