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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00327405
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 18, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 18, 2006
Information provided by:
University of Cincinnati

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

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.

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

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

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Ages Eligible for Study:   0 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
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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United States, Ohio
Cincinnati Eye Institute
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45242
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
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Principal Investigator: John S Cohen, MD University of Cincinnati Department of Ophthalmology
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00327405    
Other Study ID Numbers: UCJSC001
First Posted: May 18, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 18, 2006
Last Verified: January 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:
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Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases