Monitoring of Tissue Transfer Flaps by Modulated Imaging

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Beckman Laser Institute University of California Irvine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Montana Compton, University of California, Irvine Identifier:
First received: November 14, 2008
Last updated: December 9, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

The researchers at Beckman Laser Institute, UCI developed a safe, non-contact, intra-operative & post-operative device called Modulated Imaging (MI), to the clinical evaluation of tissue transfer flaps after reconstructive surgery.

Other Reconstructive Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-contact, Intra-operative & Post-operative Device, Evaluation of Tissue Transfer Flaps After Reconstructive Surgery.

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Further study details as provided by University of California, Irvine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • a correlation between the immediate post-operative optical properties of tissue transfer flaps and the development of late complications. [ Time Frame: 1 week ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
tissue transfer
reconstructive surgery

Detailed Description:

The MI device collect data regarding the optical properties of the tissue transfer flaps, to detect acute post-operative occlusion of the artery or of the vein going to and from the tissue transfer flap.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

primary care clinic


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult 18 years and older planned to undergo reconstructive surgery at UCIMC

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All emergency reconstructive surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00792792

United States, California
Beckman Laser Medical clinic, UCI
Irvine, California, United States, 92612
Orange, California, United States, 92868
Sponsors and Collaborators
Montana Compton
Beckman Laser Institute University of California Irvine
Principal Investigator: Evans R Gregory, PhD Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute, UCIMC
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Montana Compton, Administrative Nurse Research Coordinator Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine Identifier: NCT00792792     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LAMMP WIFI-RR-01192-29
Study First Received: November 14, 2008
Last Updated: December 9, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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tissue transfer processed this record on October 19, 2014