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A Study to Evaluate the Results of Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction in Patients Who Have Suffered Traumatic Injury (BTI)

This study has been completed.
United States Department of Defense
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
J. Peter Rubin, MD, University of Pittsburgh Identifier:
First received: April 14, 2011
Last updated: June 9, 2017
Last verified: June 2017
Results First Received: November 14, 2016  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Facial Injuries
Adipose Tissue
Intervention: Procedure: Fat Grafting

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Fat Grafting fat grafting for facial trauma

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Fat Grafting
Lost to Follow-up                1 

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Fat Grafting Fat Grafting for facial trauma

Baseline Measures
   Fat Grafting 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
<=18 years      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      20 100.0% 
>=65 years      0   0.0% 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female      8  40.0% 
Male      12  60.0% 
[Units: Milliliters]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 1.0  (0.0001) 
tissue thickness 
[Units: Milliliters]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 0.352  (0.180) 

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Volume   [ Time Frame: 3 months and 9 months post op. ]

2.  Secondary:   SWAP, COPE and CSQ-8   [ Time Frame: as assessed at baseline, 7-21 days, 3 months and 9 months post op. ]

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