Ketorolac vs. Steroid in the Prevention of CME

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Innovative Medical
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00348244
First received: June 30, 2006
Last updated: January 15, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
  Purpose

Evaluate if the incidence of sub clinical CME can be significantly reduced by use of peri-operative Acular LS plus Pred Forte when compared with Pred Forte alone in normal cataract patients.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cataract
Drug: Ketorolac, Prednisolone Acetate
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Official Title: A Masked Comparison of Acular LS Plus Steroid Versus Steroid Alone for the Prevention of Macular Leakage in Cataract Patients

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Further study details as provided by Innovative Medical:

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • · Male or female > 18 years of age scheduled to undergo cataract surgery with surgeon expectation of 20/20 BCVA postoperatively

    • Must be in good general health. Patients with systemic diseases will be enrolled only if there are no ocular manifestations of their disease (ie diabetics with normal retinal exams)
    • Ability to provide informed consent and likely to complete all study visits

Exclusion Criteria:

  • · Known contraindication to any study medication or any of their components

    • Uncontrolled systemic disease
    • Required use of ocular medications other than the study medications during the study
    • Abnormal pre-operative OCTs if obtainable
    • Diabetic patients with a history of macular edema or diabetic retinopathy
    • AMD patients with less than a 20/20 surgical outcome expectation, epi-retinal membranes, retinal vein occlusion, or any pre-existing macular disease
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Locations
United States, New York
Dr. Wittpenn
Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11790
Sponsors and Collaborators
Innovative Medical
Investigators
Principal Investigator: John Wittpenn, MD Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00348244     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5152
Study First Received: June 30, 2006
Last Updated: January 15, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cataract
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases
Methylprednisolone acetate
Prednisolone acetate
Prednisolone
Methylprednisolone
Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate
Ketorolac
Ketorolac Tromethamine
Prednisolone hemisuccinate
Prednisolone phosphate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiemetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic

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