Results of Ocular Compression and Suture Release in Trabeculectomy and Combined Surgery

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Cincinnati
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00327405
First received: May 17, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2006
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The use of ocular compression and suture release have helped to improve the safety and decrease the risks of glaucoma filtering surgery. This study looks at the decrease in intraocular pressure and glaucoma medications required following glaucoma filtering surgery.


Condition
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: A Retrospective Study of Surgical Outcomes.

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Further study details as provided by University of Cincinnati:

Detailed Description:

A retrospective review of surgical results in eyes with at least six months followup was performed for trabeculectomy and combined phacoemulsification-trabeculectomy surgery. A total of 141 eyes were studied.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Six Months Followup
  • No previous surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Less Than Six Months Followup
  • Previous glaucoma surgery
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00327405

Locations
United States, Ohio
Cincinnati Eye Institute
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45242
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
Investigators
Principal Investigator: John S Cohen, MD University of Cincinnati Department of Ophthalmology
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00327405     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UCJSC001
Study First Received: May 17, 2006
Last Updated: May 17, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Cincinnati:
POAG
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Trabeculectomy
Combined Phacotrabeculectomy
Combined Glaucoma Cataract Surgery
Releasable Suture
Ocular Compresssion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014