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

This study has been completed.
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Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd. Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2006
Last updated: February 9, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
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 Intervention Phase
Macular Degeneration Macular Edema Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Drug: dexamethasone Phase 1 Phase 2

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

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Further study details as provided by Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.:


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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: NCT00308477

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.
Study Director: Clinical Study Group, Clinical Development Dept. Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.
  More Information Identifier: NCT00308477     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DX4001
Study First Received: March 27, 2006
Last Updated: February 9, 2012

Keywords provided by Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd.:
eye diseases

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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
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