Ultraviolet Light Therapy for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2004 by National Center for Research Resources (NCRR).
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
Information provided by:
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004375
First received: October 18, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: January 2004

October 18, 1999
June 23, 2005
September 1991
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Ultraviolet Light Therapy for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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OBJECTIVES:

I. Evaluate the mechanisms of ultraviolet A-1 light therapy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and normal controls.

PROTOCOL OUTLINE:

Treatment with ultraviolet A-1 light is administered 5 days a week for 6 weeks, at the lowest dose or frequency required to maintain a response. The dose and frequency are progressively decreased over the next 9 weeks.

Interventional
Phase 2
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Procedure: ultraviolet A-1 light treatment
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McGrath H, Martinez-Osuna P, Lee FA. Ultraviolet-A1 (340-400 nm) irradiation therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 1996 Aug;5(4):269-74.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
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PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

--Disease Characteristics--

Patients ages 15 to 70 with symptomatic systemic lupus erythematosus meeting American Rheumatism Association criteria and normal controls

--Prior/Concurrent Therapy--

No requirement for tetracycline or other photosensitizing drugs

Both
15 Years to 70 Years
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United States
 
NCT00004375
NCRR-M01RR05096-0002, LSUMC-1765, LSUMC-910067
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National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
Study Chair: Hugh McGrath, Jr. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
January 2004

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