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1. The effectiveness of the current mainstay treatment with intralesional antimonials for CL is subject to discussion, especially in L. major lesions which are predominant in Northern Afghanistan
2. The importance of wound care management in patients with OWCL has been emphasized by Gonzalez et al. (2008) and its efficacy is confirmed in the Kabul trial with L. tropica patients.
Parallel to the clinical effectiveness the trial investigates the cost-effectiveness and -utility of the treatment options under study.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Electro-thermo-coagulation, Sodium Stibogluconate, DAC N-055
Leishmaniasis and Malaria Center
Waisenmedizin e. V. Promoting Access to Essential Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:26-0400
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