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Effect of Externally Implantable Tissue Expansion Device on Scar Length


N/A
18 Years
80 Years
Not Enrolling
Both
Skin Lesion

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Trial Information

Effect of Externally Implantable Tissue Expansion Device on Scar Length

Inclusion Criteria


Inclusion Criteria

- Subjects ages 18-80 years old

- Subjects who are undergoing an excision of a large cutaneous lesion

- Subjects with an immediate post-excision wound defect at least 2.5 cm in diameter

- Subjects undergoing surgery on the trunk or extremities

- The subject has willingness and the ability to understand and provide informed
consent for the use of their tissue and communicate with the investigator.

- Subjects who are willing to undergo no other treatments for the scars for the
duration of the study.

Exclusion Criteria

- Subjects with scalp wounds

- Subjects who are unable to understand the protocol or give informed consent

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Surface area (in cm2) of subject's scar

Outcome Time Frame:

3 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Dennis P West, PhD

Investigator Role:

Study Director

Investigator Affiliation:

Northwestern University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

MA-STU2545

NCT ID:

NCT00798798

Start Date:

April 2008

Completion Date:

October 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Skin Lesion

Name

Location

Northwestern University DermatologyChicago, Illinois  60611