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HTA - 05/513/02

Cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of verrucae: A randomised controlled trial

Project title: Cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of verrucae: A randomised controlled trial

Call to action: 05/513 Medicines for Children - Skin

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Mrs Sarah CockayneORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-1288-5497

Lead Author: Mrs Sarah Cockayne

Contractor: University of York

Cost: £211,595.32

Co-investigators: Dr Farina Hashmi, Dr Michael Curran, Dr Nichola McLarnon, Professor David Torgerson, Professor Kim Thomas.

Started: October 2006 | Status: Published September 2011

ISRCTN: 18994246

The report finds no evidence of a difference in clearance rates of verrucae between salicylic acid treatment and cryotherapy; however, cryotherapy was associated with higher mean costs per patient healed than salicylic acid.

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