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Burn Scar Appearance After Treatment With Fractional Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00969215
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 26, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Moy-Fincher Medical Group

August 29, 2009
September 1, 2009
July 26, 2011
December 2009
September 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Evidence of clinical improvement of burn scar appearance as determined by blinded-observer and patient ratings. [ Time Frame: 2 weeks after each procedure ]
Same as current
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Burn Scar Appearance After Treatment With Fractional Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser
Burn Scar Characteristics After Treatment With Fractional CO2 Laser: A Clinical and Histological Study
The purpose of this study is to determine if fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment of a burn scar is a more effective method for improving the appearance of scars than the current available treatments.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Scars
Device: Lumenis fractional carbon dioxide laser
Laser resurfacing of a burn scar
Other Name: Lumenis
  • Experimental: Laser treatment
    Half of each subject's scar will be treated with a fractional CO2 laser.
    Intervention: Device: Lumenis fractional carbon dioxide laser
  • No Intervention: No treatment
    Half of each subject's scar will not be treated.
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Completed
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Same as current
December 2010
September 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have a mature burn scar and desire revision
  • Fluent in English
  • Must reside in the Los Angeles vicinity for the duration of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous history of scar revision
  • Non-English speakers
  • Pregnant or cognitively impaired subjects
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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United States
 
 
NCT00969215
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Ronald Moy, MD, Moy-Fincher Medical Group
Moy-Fincher Medical Group
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Principal Investigator: David Ozog, MD Moy-Fincher Medical Group
Moy-Fincher Medical Group
July 2011

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