A Randomized Controlled Paired Comparison of Photo-therapy With a Topical Retinoid Cream Pretreatment Versus PDT Alone for Actinic Keratoses
Evaluating safety and efficacy of the use of topical retinoid with photodynamic therapy vs
photodynamic therapy alone for the treatment of actinic keratoses.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Live blinded rater and blinded photo rater analysis of areas at week 0 and week 6 for erythema, edema, crusting, ulceration, palpability, need to cease/delay treatment, and overall response in reduction of number of actinic keratoses (AKs).
Murad Alam, MD
Northwestern University Department of Dermatology
United States: Institutional Review Board
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