Funding sources This study was supported by grants from the Dermatology Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense Medical Free Electron Program (FA9550-04-1-0079). The laser was initially on loan from IRIDEX Corporation and was purchased during the study.
Light-activated tissue bonding for excisional wound closure: a split-lesion clinical trial
Article first published online: 19 JAN 2012
© 2011 The Authors. BJD © 2011 British Association of Dermatologists
British Journal of Dermatology
Volume 166, Issue 3, pages 555–563, March 2012
How to Cite
Tsao, S., Yao, M., Tsao, H., Henry, F.P., Zhao, Y., Kochevar, J.J., Redmond, R.W. and Kochevar, I.E. (2012), Light-activated tissue bonding for excisional wound closure: a split-lesion clinical trial. British Journal of Dermatology, 166: 555–563. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10710.x
Conflicts of interest The PTB technology was licensed by the Massachusetts General Hospital to Aura Medsystems, Inc. after this study was initiated. I.E.K. and R.W.R. have consulted for Aura Medsystems and will share in any income received by the hospital from the license agreement in accordance with hospital policy.
S.T and M.Y. contributed equally to this study.
The trial was registered with ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00586040.
- Issue published online: 22 FEB 2012
- Article first published online: 19 JAN 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 27 OCT 2011 03:52PM EST
- Accepted for publication 14 October 2011
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