Summary

for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
healthy people welcome
at Irvine, California
study started
estimated completion
Naveen Bhandarkar, MD

Description

Summary

The research at University of California Irvine, Beckman laser institute and Praxis Biosciences Incorporation, develope near-infrared trans-illumination methods. The optical imaging tool that can determine acute sinusitis and the response to treatment therapy.

Details

In the United States, approximately one in seven people develop sinusitis each year, and 20 million cases of acute bacterial sinusitis become chronic to require medical treatment. The optic light from the illumination wand travelled through the pallet into the sinuses and exited the face. The optic device can determine air-filled and fluid/tissue-filled spaces in the sinus cavity during clinical exam.

Keywords

Sinusitis Optic imaging use near-infrared trans-illumination methods Sinus

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • Male or female 18 years of age and older
  • Subject with normal sinus
  • Subject who has been diagnosed and confirm by their physician

You CAN'T join if...

  • Younger than 18 years old
  • Pregnant women

Location

  • UCI Beckman Laser Medical Clinic
    Irvine California 92612 United States

Lead Scientist

  • Naveen Bhandarkar, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor, Otolaryngology. Authored (or co-authored) 21 research publications

Details

Status
currently not accepting new patients, but might later
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, Irvine
ID
NCT01485484
Study Type
Observational
Last Updated