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Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy in Cutaneous Optical Pathology

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00508781
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2002 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 30, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 30, 2007
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
National Science Council, Taiwan
National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
We use multiphoton laser scanning microscopy to observe cutaneous anatomy and pathology. The study aims to compare surgical specimen by conventional pathology slice with the image by non-invasive multiphoton laser scanning microscopy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Optical Biopsy Cutaneous Pathology Dermatopathology Behavioral: Multiphoton laser image in cutaneous pathology

Detailed Description:
For skin diseases, the most convincing method for diagnosis to date is surgical biopsy. However, a skin biopsy is an invasive procedure which carries the risk of tissue damage, wound infection and scar formation. To solve the inconvenience from surgical biopsy, multiphoton laser scanning microscopy is a developing, non-invasive method for observing the cutaneous anatomy and pathology. Multiphoton laser scanning microscopy is good in tissue penetration and resolution with less tissue damage. The study aims to compare surgical specimen by conventional pathology slice with the image by non-invasive multiphoton laser scanning microscopy. A good correlation in multiphoton image may serve as optical biopsy for cutaneous pathology and spare the invasive procedure of skin biopsy.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy in Cutaneous Optical Pathology
Study Start Date : November 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 90 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients receiving cosmetic surgeries such as removal of moles

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No special exclusion criteria

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Contacts
Contact: Shiou-Hwa Jee, MD PhD +886-2-23123456 ext 5314 shiouhwa@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Shiou-Hwa Jee, MD PhD    +886-2-23123456 ext 5314    shiouhwa@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
National Science Council, Taiwan
National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Shiou-Hwa Jee, MD PhD National Taiwan University Hospital

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00508781     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9100206857
First Posted: July 30, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2007
Last Verified: November 2002