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Chicago, Illinois 60637


Purpose:

The goal of this study is to compare how efficient two different types of PDTs are when used in combination with topical 5-ALA. The two types of PDT lights are Blu-U light and Candela V-beam Pulse Dye Laser.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - 18-79 years of age - Patients who failed the topical and oral antibiotics after 6 month therapy. - Patients who failed the topical retinoids after 6 month therapy. - Patients that are not good candidate to start oral isotretinoin (Accutane) due to contraindications. Exclusion Criteria: - Patients who have had Isotretinoin therapy less that 1 year prior to this ALA-PDT procedure. - Patients who have an adverse reaction to light exposure (for example photo- exacerbated seizures). - Patients with a history of porphyria.


NCT ID:

NCT00814918


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Maria Tsoukas, MD
University of Chicago


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Chicago, Illinois 60637
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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