Intralesional cryotherapy versus excision and corticosteroids or brachytherapy for keloid treatment: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Bijlard2013IntralesionalCV,
  title={Intralesional cryotherapy versus excision and corticosteroids or brachytherapy for keloid treatment: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Eveline Bijlard and Reinier Timman and Gerda M. Verduijn and Frank B. Niessen and Johan Wilhelm Van Neck and Jan J. V. Busschbach and Marc A. M. Mureau},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundKeloids are a burden for patients due to physical, aesthetic and social complaints and treatment remains a challenge because of therapy resistance and high recurrence rates. The main goal of treatment is to improve the quality of life (QoL); this implies that, apart from surgical outcomes, patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) need to be taken into account. Decision making in keloid treatment is difficult due to heterogeneity of the condition and the lack of comparative studies… CONTINUE READING
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