Ultrasonic Evaluation of Ocular Tissues

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2010 by Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Riverside Research Institute
Information provided by:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00279695
First received: January 17, 2006
Last updated: January 19, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
  Purpose

The objective of this research program is to improve diagnosis and treatment monitoring of ophthalmic disease by improving diagnostic ultrasound techniques. The program explores the use of novel signal and imaging processing techniques towards this end.


Condition Intervention
Glaucoma
Tumors
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ultrasonic Evaluation of Ocular Tissues

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Further study details as provided by Weill Medical College of Cornell University:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: January 1996
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2010
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
Subjects with glaucoma and age-matched normals
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
Other Name: high frequency ultrasound examination
2
normal volunteers, two age groups, one 18-25 years old, one 50 years and older.
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
Other Name: high frequency ultrasound examination
3
subjects with tumors of the iris and ciliary body
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
Other Name: high frequency ultrasound examination
4
subjects with age-related macular degeneration and age-matched normals
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
Other Name: high frequency ultrasound examination

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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Ophthalmology practice referrals

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Have one of the following eye diseases Glaucoma Ocular Tumors Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Exclusion Criteria:

none

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00279695

Locations
United States, New York
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Riverside Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: D. Jackson Coleman, MD Weill Cornell Medical College - New York Presbyterian Hospital
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:

Responsible Party: D. Jackson Coleman, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00279695     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EB00238, 0703009082
Study First Received: January 17, 2006
Last Updated: January 19, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Weill Medical College of Cornell University:
Glaucoma
Accommodation
Ocular Tumors
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ultrasound
Eye

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Macular Degeneration
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014