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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Patients With Normal Tension Glaucoma

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: NCT00175786
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2008
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University of British Columbia

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to study the occurrence rate of masses such as brain tumors in patients with newly diagnosed Normal Tension Glaucoma.

Condition or disease
Normal Tension Glaucoma

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Neuroradiologic Screening of Patients With Normal Tension Glaucoma
Study Start Date : July 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Lack of understanding of the study
  • Unable or unwilling to undergo MRI

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00175786

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Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1L8
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
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Principal Investigator: Frederick Mikelberg, MD University of British Columbia

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Responsible Party: Dr. Frederick Mikelberg, University of British Columbia Identifier: NCT00175786     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C04-0404
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008
Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
Normal Tensions Glaucoma
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Compressive Lesion
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Low Tension Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Optic Nerve Diseases