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Ultrasonic Evaluation of Ocular Tissues

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00279695
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2010 by Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 19, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 20, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Riverside Research Institute
Information provided by:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Brief Summary:
The objective of this research program is to improve diagnosis and treatment monitoring of ophthalmic disease by improving diagnostic ultrasound techniques. The program explores the use of novel signal and imaging processing techniques towards this end.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Glaucoma Tumors Age-Related Macular Degeneration Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ultrasonic Evaluation of Ocular Tissues
Study Start Date : January 1996
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2010

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1
Subjects with glaucoma and age-matched normals
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
2
normal volunteers, two age groups, one 18-25 years old, one 50 years and older.
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
3
subjects with tumors of the iris and ciliary body
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye
4
subjects with age-related macular degeneration and age-matched normals
Procedure: high frequency ultrasound examination
high frequency ultrasound examination of the eye




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Ophthalmology practice referrals
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Have one of the following eye diseases Glaucoma Ocular Tumors Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
United States, New York
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Riverside Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: D. Jackson Coleman, MD Weill Cornell Medical College - New York Presbyterian Hospital

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:

Other Publications:
Responsible Party: D. Jackson Coleman, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00279695     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EB00238
0703009082
First Posted: January 19, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 20, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by Weill Medical College of Cornell University:
Glaucoma
Accommodation
Ocular Tumors
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ultrasound
Eye

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Macular Degeneration
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases