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Beta Blocker for Chronic Wound Healing

2014-08-27 03:42:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of treatment of chronic cutaneous ulcers and burn wounds with topical beta adrenergic antagonists (Timoptic®).

Description

The purpose of this study is to learn more about how to heal venous leg ulcers faster and to test the safety of a drug and see what effects it has on a venous leg ulcer.

You will:

- be interviewed and examined

- have a physical exam

- have blood and urine tested

- have photographs taken of the wound

- apply medication to the leg ulcer as directed

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Ulcer

Intervention

Timoptic

Location

VA Medical Center
Mather
California
United States
95655

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of California, Davis

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:50-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A PEPTIC ULCER located in the DUODENUM.

Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5% to arterial disease, and the remaining 5% to other causes.

Bleeding from a PEPTIC ULCER that can be located in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.

Penetration of a PEPTIC ULCER through the wall of DUODENUM or STOMACH allowing the leakage of luminal contents into the PERITONEAL CAVITY.

An ULCER of the skin and underlying tissues.

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