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Safety and Efficacy Study of Vitrase for Clearance of Severe Vitreous Hemorrhage

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198510
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if intravitreal injection of Vitrase (ovine hyaluronidase) clears vitreous hemorrhage

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Vitreous Hemorrhage Diabetic Retinopathy Drug: Vitrase Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 750 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase III Safety and Efficacy Study of Vitrase (Ovine Hyaluronidase) for Ophthalmic Intravitreal Injection for Clearance of Severe Vitreous Hemorrhage
Study Start Date : November 1998
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2001
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2003

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bleeding

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Vitrase
A single dose of 0.05 cc of Vitrase (hyaluronidase) for ophthalmic intravitreal injection is injected into the vitreous chamber.
Drug: Vitrase
7.5 IU of Vitrase
Other Name: ovine hyaluronidase

Drug: Vitrase
55 IU of Vitrase
Other Name: ovine hyaluronidase

Drug: Vitrase
75 IU of Vitrase
Other Name: ovine hyaluronidase

No Intervention: Observation
Observation only, no medication or intravitreal injection



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Resolution of Vitreous Hemorrhage [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Laser treatment of underlying cause of vitreous hemorrhage, or other surgical treatment, or documented evidence of macula & at least 180 degrees of vitreous base, that vitreous hemorrhage cause is resolved


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of complications & adverse events [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  2. Visual Acuity [ Time Frame: 3 months, 6 months, 12 months ]
    Best correct visual acuity (BCVA)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Severe vitreous hemorrhage that obscures visualization of the fundus on indirect ophthalmoscopy, that has been present >/= 1 month by history or exam
  • BCVA is worse than 20/200 at time of screening

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Corneal or lenticular abnormalities that preclude fundus observation
  • Ongoing ocular infection, inflammation or history of herpetic corneal lesion
  • Current or prior retinal detachment or retinal tears or breaks or intraocular tumor
  • More than 1 severe vitreous hemorrhage within 6 months
  • Previous vitrectomy for any reason
  • Hemorrhage is exclusively pre-retinal, or old & organized
  • Prior Vitrase for intravitreal injection in either eye
  • No light perception in either eye at any time
  • Known contraindications to study medication
  • Sickle cell disease

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00198510


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Investigators
Study Director: Lisa R Grillone, PhD ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198510     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VIT-02-08961X
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hemorrhage
Diabetic Retinopathy
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Pathologic Processes
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Diabetic Angiopathies
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Eye Hemorrhage