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Analysis of Clinical Profiles of Chinese Patients With Normal Tension Glaucoma

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2011 by Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00321386
First Posted: May 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2011
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Collaborators:
Hong Kong Eye Hospital
Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Information provided by:
Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Purpose
To obtain demographic and baseline ophthalmic parameters (such as Intraocular Pressure profiles, disc morphological characteristics, central corneal thickness, peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer thickness and its serial changes, visual field changes, severity of any medical associations—e.g. hypertension, migraine, strokes, silent cerebral infarcts) with non-invasive measurements, in Chinese Patients with Normal Tension Glaucoma

Condition
Glaucoma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Parameters for Disease Progression in Chinese Patients With Normal Tension Glaucoma

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Further study details as provided by Chinese University of Hong Kong:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood taking for glaucoma genetics analysis shall be performed.

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: December 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with Normal Tension Glaucoma recruited from a teritary University Eye Hospital setting.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All Chinese patients with age>18 years old with Normal Tension Glaucoma will be recruited

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diseases that precluded accurate measurement of IOP, visual acuity, retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, and visual field tests.
  • Previous ocular surgery per se is not an exclusion criteria.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00321386


Contacts
Contact: LEUNG YL Dexter, MBChB, FRCS 852-27623000 dexleung@alumni.cuhk.net

Locations
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Eye Hospital Recruiting
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact: LEUNG YL Dexter, MBChB, FRCS    852-27623000    dexleung@alumni.cuhk.net   
Sub-Investigator: THAM CY Clement, MA, MD, FRCS         
Prince of Wales Hospital Recruiting
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Eye Hospital
Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Investigators
Principal Investigator: LEUNG YL Dexter, MBChB, FRCS Glaucoma Service, Hong Kong Eye Hospital
Study Chair: LAM SC Dennis, MD, FRCOphth Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Dexter Leung/ Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of HK
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00321386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KC/KE 05-0169/ER-1
CRE-2005.434
First Submitted: May 1, 2006
First Posted: May 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by Chinese University of Hong Kong:
Glaucoma
Open Angle
Normal Tension

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Low Tension Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Optic Nerve Diseases