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Tracking Optical Coherence Tomography

This study has suspended participant recruitment.
(Waiting for new device)
Physical Sciences Incorporated SBR2
Information provided by:
University of Pittsburgh Identifier:
First received: June 19, 2006
Last updated: July 25, 2011
Last verified: July 2011

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate an investigational system that may allow doctors to show images of the different parts inside the eye that show greater detail than current equipment can produce.

Condition Phase
Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Retinopathy
Choroidal Disease
Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Tracking Optical Coherence Tomography

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Further study details as provided by University of Pittsburgh:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate an investigational system that may allow doctors to make images of the parts inside the eye that show greater detail than current equipment can produce.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Subject can range between 18 to 85 years old. They can be healthy or diseased. Recruiting males and females.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy individuals (this includes women of child-bearing potential) who are familiar with vision experiments and ophthalmic equipment, all over 18 years.
  • Subjects will have a retinal screening if they are over 50 years old or have a known risk factor for eye disease, such as family history of age related macular degeneration or cardiovascular disease.
  • Patients with retinal and choroidal disease: age related maculopathy or age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Over 85 years old
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00343603

United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pittsburgh
Physical Sciences Incorporated SBR2
Principal Investigator: Gadi Wollstein, MD University of Pittsburgh
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Joel Schuman M.D. / Melessa Salay, UPMC Eye Center Identifier: NCT00343603     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0309019, 2 R44 EY013036, SC-31792-1409-46
Study First Received: June 19, 2006
Last Updated: July 25, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetic Angiopathies
Choroid Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Macular Degeneration
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Eye Diseases
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Uveal Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on February 26, 2015