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Miami Beach, Florida 33140


Purpose:

This pilot study will assess the safety and efficacy of Apligraf in the healing and recurrence of keloids post surgical shave excision in patients with clinically diagnosed keloids.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Subject is between 18 and 65 years of age. - Subject or legal guardian has read, understood, and signed appropriate Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved informed consent, photography release form and HIPAA consent in their own language. - Subject with 1 keloid measuring between 1 cm2 - 40 cm2 as assessed by the Investigator, present for at least 6 months and a Beausang Scar scale combined score of 5 or greater. - Subject is a male or female who must have a documented negative urine pregnancy test if of child bearing potential. Sexually active females must be practicing a medically proven form of contraception during the course of the study period. - Subject and/or legal guardian must be able and willing to follow study procedures and instructions. - Subject and/or legal guardian must be able and willing to return for follow-up study visits. - Subject agrees to not use a keloid medication or injection treatment for four weeks prior to Day 0. - Subject agrees not to use any other keloid treatments for the duration of the study. - Subject is otherwise healthy as assessed and determined by the Investigator Exclusion Criteria: - Subject is suffering from a condition likely to require medical attention, including administration of any treatment which in the opinion of the Investigator could influence the results of the study. - Subject with any systemic condition like uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (glycosylated hemoglobin, HbA1C > 10%), cancer (biopsy confirming active malignancy), positive HIV test, or any disorder(s) that may compromise wound healing. - Subject is suffering from an abnormal skin condition on the affected area not usually associated with keloids such as psoriasis, or eczema. - Subject who is currently or has received topical or systemic steroid medication therapy within the past four weeks affecting the course of the keloid and/or its evaluability. Inhaled steroid therapy is acceptable. - Subject with the presence of acute infections in the areas intended for treatment. - Subject with known hypersensitivity to bovine collagen or to the components of the Apligraf agarose shipping medium. - Subject who is lactating or pregnant (positive result as determined by urine testing). - Subject with liver (ALT/SGPT, ALP, AST/SGOT, bilirubin, albumin, total protein, LDH) and/or renal function (BUN and creatinine) tests > 2 x upper limit of normal (ULN). - Subject who has been previously enrolled in any wound or investigational device study for any disease within the past four weeks. - Subject who has received an investigational drug or biological treatment within the past three months. - Subject previously treated with Apligraf, Dermagraft or any other cell therapy at the target keloid site. - Subject with a history of alcohol or substance abuse within the previous year, which could interfere with study compliance such as inability to attend scheduled study visits or compliance with home dressing changes. - Subject with a history of anaphylaxis. - Subject who, in the opinion of the Investigator, for any reason other than those listed above, will not be able to complete the study per protocol


NCT ID:

NCT00587587


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Division of Cosmetic Dermatology


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Miami Beach, Florida 33140
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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