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Comparison of the Efficacy of Fractional Er:YAG Laser for Acne Scar

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01958450
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 9, 2013
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dae Hun Suh, Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Compare the efficacy of frational Er:YAG laser and that of bipolar frequency with diode laser treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Scar Procedure: Er:YAG laser Procedure: Bipolar radiofrequency with diode laser Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
In acne scar treatment, ablational laser would be superior to nonablative laser treatment. Frational Er:YAG laser treatment is a effective treatment plan for acne scar without severe adverse effects.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 27 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparitive Study of Efficacy and Safety Between Fractional Er:YAG Laser and Bipolar Radiofrequency Treatment for Acne Scar
Study Start Date : July 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Acne Scars

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Er:YAG laser
acne scar treatment using Er:YAG laser
Procedure: Er:YAG laser
acne scar treatment using Er:YAG laser

Active Comparator: Bipolar radiofrequency with diode laser
Bipolar radiofrequency with diode laser
Procedure: Bipolar radiofrequency with diode laser
acne scar treatment with bipolar radiofrequency combined with diode laser




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Global asessment of acne scar [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    5 point grading of acne scar


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. ECCA [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    quantative assessement of acne scar

  2. adverse effect assessment [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    adverse effect assessment



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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • moderate acne scar

Exclusion Criteria:

  • taking steroids, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, and isotretinoin
  • anyone who received acne scar procedures within 6 months
  • underlying diabetes mellitus, keloid, or malignancy

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Locations
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Korea, Republic of
Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 110-744
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
Investigators
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Study Chair: Dae Hun Suh, PhD Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Seonguk Min, Msc Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine

Publications:
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Responsible Party: Dae Hun Suh, Professor, Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01958450     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012-1061
First Posted: October 9, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2013
Last Verified: October 2013
Keywords provided by Dae Hun Suh, Seoul National University Hospital:
acne scar
Laser therapy
wound healing
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cicatrix
Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes