Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2012 by Maastricht University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Stichting Glaucoomfonds
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Henny Beckers, Maastricht University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01667861
First received: August 10, 2012
Last updated: August 16, 2012
Last verified: August 2012

August 10, 2012
August 16, 2012
October 2011
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  • IOP levels, including IOP peaks occurring during or directly after playing, and prevalence of glaucomatous field loss in players of wind instruments. [ Time Frame: One hour. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • IOP peaks and variations during continuous IOP monitoring [ Time Frame: 24 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Several high-risk participants will be asked their permission to perform continuous IOP monitoring during 24 hours with a sensing contact lens.
Same as current
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Risk factors for glaucoma and the prevalence of visual problems and eye disease among (professional) musicians [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Participants of orchestras will be asked to fill in a questionnaire to collect demographic data together with data on musical history,ophthalmologic history and family history on glaucoma and ocular hypertension. From these participants, a selection will be invited for further screening.
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Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians
Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of playing wind instruments for the development of ocular hypertension and glaucoma, together with investigating the prevalence of visual problems and eye diseases in (professional) musicians.

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Observational
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample

(Professional) musicians, who play in symphony or wind orchestras.

Glaucoma
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(Wind) musicians
Members of (professional) orchestras, especially wind instrument players.
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
40
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • All full time or part time professional players of participating symphony or wind orchestras, including guest players.
  • Retired players, if possible.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Difficulty in reading or speaking Dutch.
Both
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Contact: Henny JM Beckers, MD, PhD +31 43 387 73 76 henny.beckers@mumc.nl
Netherlands
 
NCT01667861
NL25853.068.09/MEC09-2-112
No
Henny Beckers, Maastricht University Medical Center
Henny Beckers
Stichting Glaucoomfonds
Principal Investigator: Henny JM Beckers, MD, PhD Maastricht University Medical Center, NL
Maastricht University Medical Center
August 2012

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