Endermotherapy for Burn Scars

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Montreal Burn Unit, Montreal, CanadaBurn ScarsEndermotherapy - Procedure
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test the effects of a mechanical massage device on scar tissue, with the goal of reducing stiffness and improving elasticity. The study will last 12 weeks and compare the results to a control group.

Eligible Conditions
  • Burn Scars

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline, 12, 24 and 36 weeks

Week 36
Cutometer Skin Elasticity Changes
Itch Visual Analog Subjective Changes
Mexameter Skin Erythema Changes
Pain Visual Analog Subjective Changes: VAS
Skin Thickness Changes

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control scar
1 of 2
Endermotherapy treated scar
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

48 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Endermotherapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Endermotherapy treated scar
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Endermotherapy · Intervention Types: Procedure
Control scarNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control scar · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 2

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 12, 24 and 36 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)Lead Sponsor
329 Previous Clinical Trials
114,274 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Burn Scars
72 Patients Enrolled for Burn Scars
Bernadette Nedelec, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorCRCHUM
2 Previous Clinical Trials
24 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have suffered from burns or thermal injuries.
You must have waited for at least 3 months after the burn to make sure your scars are strong enough to handle the treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are applications being accepted for this clinical experiment currently?

"Affirmative. According to information from clinicaltrials.gov, this research is actively enrolling patients. It was initially posted on February 13th 2017 and most recently edited on November 21st 2022; the study requires 48 participants for its single site location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants is the clinical trial enrolling?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial information hosted on clinicaltrials.gov reveals that this medical study, launched in February 13th 2017, is actively searching for participants. Approximately 48 patients must be enrolled from 1 distinct site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.