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Ketorolac vs. Steroid in the Prevention of CME

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00348244
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2007
Information provided by:
Innovative Medical

Brief Summary:
Evaluate if the incidence of sub clinical CME can be significantly reduced by use of peri-operative Acular LS plus Pred Forte when compared with Pred Forte alone in normal cataract patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cataract Drug: Ketorolac, Prednisolone Acetate Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Official Title: A Masked Comparison of Acular LS Plus Steroid Versus Steroid Alone for the Prevention of Macular Leakage in Cataract Patients

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cataract
Drug Information available for: Ketorolac

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • · Male or female > 18 years of age scheduled to undergo cataract surgery with surgeon expectation of 20/20 BCVA postoperatively

    • Must be in good general health. Patients with systemic diseases will be enrolled only if there are no ocular manifestations of their disease (ie diabetics with normal retinal exams)
    • Ability to provide informed consent and likely to complete all study visits

Exclusion Criteria:

  • · Known contraindication to any study medication or any of their components

    • Uncontrolled systemic disease
    • Required use of ocular medications other than the study medications during the study
    • Abnormal pre-operative OCTs if obtainable
    • Diabetic patients with a history of macular edema or diabetic retinopathy
    • AMD patients with less than a 20/20 surgical outcome expectation, epi-retinal membranes, retinal vein occlusion, or any pre-existing macular disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00348244

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United States, New York
Dr. Wittpenn
Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11790
Sponsors and Collaborators
Innovative Medical
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Principal Investigator: John Wittpenn, MD Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00348244    
Other Study ID Numbers: 5152
First Posted: July 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases
Methylprednisolone Acetate
Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate
Prednisolone acetate
Prednisolone hemisuccinate
Prednisolone phosphate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors