Evaluate the Port-wine Stain Birthmark Treatment Before and After Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Montana Compton, University of California, Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: January 22, 2013
Last updated: June 2, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

Port-wine stain is a congenital, progressive vascular malformation of human skin involving post-capillary venules that occurs in an estimated 0.3% of children and can alter personality development and psychological in children.

Condition Intervention
Port-wine Stain
Device: imaging Port-wine stain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Pilot Study of Photo Acoustic Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging Technologies to Evaluate the Port-wine Stain Birthmark Treatment Before and After Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment.

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • imaging Port-wine stain [ Time Frame: up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    imaging Port-wine stain

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
imaging Port-wine stain
imaging Port-wine stain
Device: imaging Port-wine stain
imaging Port-wine stain

Detailed Description:

The researchers at University of California, Irvine and Washington University in Saint Louis are collaborating in this project and developes new multiple imaging devices call photoacoustic microscopy and optical coherence tomography imaging technologies can be use to evaluate the response of port-wine stain from Pulse Dye Laser treatment.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Beckman Laser Medical Clinic, UCI


Inclusion Criteria:

  • All age with diagnosis of Port-wine stain

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No diagnosis of Port-wine stain
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01774552

United States, California
Beckman Laser Institute Medical Clinic
Irvine, California, United States, 92612
Sponsors and Collaborators
Montana Compton
Principal Investigator: Wancun Jia, PhD Beckman Laser Institute, UCI
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Montana Compton, Administrative Nurse Research Coordinator, University of California, Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01774552     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIH-RO1-29354
Study First Received: January 22, 2013
Last Updated: June 2, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Port-Wine Stain
Skin Abnormalities
Congenital Abnormalities
Skin Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014