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A Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a New Treatment for Macular Edema Resulting From Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00308477
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 29, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 13, 2012
Information provided by:
Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.

Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the intravitreal implant of dexamethasone for the treatment of macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Macular Degeneration Macular Edema Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Drug: dexamethasone Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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MedlinePlus related topics: Edema

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Macular edema resulting from branch retinal vein condition
  • The criteria for visual acuity and macular thickness are met

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Known steroid-responder
  • Use of systemic steroids
  • Use of Warfarin/Heparin

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00308477

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Aichi, Japan
Chiba, Japan
Fukuoka, Japan
Gunma, Japan
Hokkaido, Japan
Kagawa, Japan
Kyoto, Japan
Mie, Japan
Miyazaki, Japan
Osaka, Japan
Shiga, Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.
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Study Director: Clinical Study Group, Clinical Development Dept. Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00308477     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DX4001
First Posted: March 29, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 13, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012
Keywords provided by Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.:
eye diseases
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Macular Degeneration
Macular Edema
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Signs and Symptoms
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents