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Results of Ocular Compression and Suture Release in Trabeculectomy and Combined Surgery

This study has been completed.
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University of Cincinnati Identifier:
First received: May 17, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2006
History: No changes posted
The use of ocular compression and suture release have helped to improve the safety and decrease the risks of glaucoma filtering surgery. This study looks at the decrease in intraocular pressure and glaucoma medications required following glaucoma filtering surgery.

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: A Retrospective Study of Surgical Outcomes.

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Further study details as provided by University of Cincinnati:

Detailed Description:
A retrospective review of surgical results in eyes with at least six months followup was performed for trabeculectomy and combined phacoemulsification-trabeculectomy surgery. A total of 141 eyes were studied.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Six Months Followup
  • No previous surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Less Than Six Months Followup
  • Previous glaucoma surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00327405

United States, Ohio
Cincinnati Eye Institute
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45242
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
Principal Investigator: John S Cohen, MD University of Cincinnati Department of Ophthalmology
  More Information Identifier: NCT00327405     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UCJSC001
Study First Received: May 17, 2006
Last Updated: May 17, 2006

Keywords provided by University of Cincinnati:
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Combined Phacotrabeculectomy
Combined Glaucoma Cataract Surgery
Releasable Suture
Ocular Compresssion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases processed this record on August 16, 2017