Intervention Protocol

Radiotherapy and corticosteroids for preventing and treating keloid scars

  1. Patricia L Danielsen1,2,*,
  2. Wang Ru3,
  3. Magnus S Ågren4,
  4. Janine M Duke5,
  5. Fiona Wood6,
  6. Xiao Xi Zeng3,
  7. Yu Mao7,
  8. Ying Cen8

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010883


How to Cite

Danielsen PL, Ru W, Ågren MS, Duke JM, Wood F, Zeng XX, Mao Y, Cen Y. Radiotherapy and corticosteroids for preventing and treating keloid scars (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010883. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010883.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gentofte Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Copenhagen, Denmark

  2. 2

    University of Western Australia, Burns Injury Research Unit, Crawley, WA, Australia

  3. 3

    West China Second University Hospital, West China Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Clinical Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  4. 4

    University of Copenhagen, Diagnostic Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark

  5. 5

    The University of Western Australia, Burn Injury Research Unit, Perth, WA, Australia

  6. 6

    Royal Perth Hospital, Plastic Surgery, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

  7. 7

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Clinical Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  8. 8

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

*Patricia L Danielsen, patriciadanielsen@yahoo.dk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects of corticosteroids and radiotherapy in:

  • treating people with keloids;
  • preventing recurrence of keloid scarring in patients after surgical removal of keloids.