Prevention of Hypertrophic Scars or Keloids (RCT)
The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2012 by Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital..
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kuei-Chang Hsu, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital.
First received: February 20, 2009
Last updated: October 19, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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