This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition warts
Treatment intense pulsed light + paring versus paring alone
Sponsor Bispebjerg Hospital
Start date November 2005
End date September 2008
Trial identifier NCT00254280, KF-01-255566


The purpose of the study is for recalcitrant hand and foot warts to compare the efficacy of treatment with Intense Pulsed Light and paring versus paring alone.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years or older - Recalcitrant warts - No previous IPL treatment of warts Exclusion Criteria: - Immunosuppressive treatment - Patients suffering from HIV, diabetes or other immunosuppressive diseases - Pregnancy - Previous IPL treatment - Patients with a tendency to prodyce keloids or hypertrophic scars - Mosaic and flat warts - Lack of informed consent

Additional Information

Official title Treatment of Recalcitrant Hand and Foot Warts With Intense Pulsed Light and Paring Versus Paring Alone - a Randomized Controlled Trial With Blinded Response Evaluation
Principal investigator Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DrMedSci
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in May 2008.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Bispebjerg Hospital.