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Effect of Intravitreal Bevacizumab on Clinically Significant Macular Edema

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 February 2007 by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2006
Last updated: February 21, 2007
Last verified: February 2007
to compare the effect of intravitreal bevacizumab alone or in combination with triamcinolone acetonide with laser photocoagulation on clinically significant macular edema (CSME)

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Macular Edema Drug: bevacizumab Drug: triamcinolone acetonide Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • visual acuity
  • central macular thickness

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Leakage in fluorescein angiography
  • intraocular pressure
  • cataract progression
  • anterior chamber reaction

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: November 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:
we entered 150 eyes into the study that recruitment of cases finished recently.Eligible eyes randomly assign to one of the study arms including intravitreal bevacizumzb, intravitreal bevacizumzb/triamcinolone and macular photocoagulation groups. Every patient needs at least 1 year followup. During this time BCVA, OCT, FA will be done for each patient and inaccording to interpretation of datas and fundus exam repeatation of injection will be done.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • case with clear media IOP below 23 mm/Hg female after menopause at least for 12 months or had 2 contraceptive roots visual acuity between 20/50 to 20/320

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no PRP or N.d YAG laser in past 6 months no intraocular surgery in past 12 months
  • CVA in past 12 months blood sugar above 250
  • active infection in extraocular adnexa
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00370669

Contact: Masoud Soheilian, MD +98 21 22585952

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Masoud Soheilian Recruiting
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 16666
Contact: Masoud Soheilian, MD    +98 21 22585952   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: Masoud Soheilian Ophthalmic Research Center of Shaheed Beheshti Medical University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00370669     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8411
Study First Received: August 30, 2006
Last Updated: February 21, 2007

Keywords provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:
Triamcinolone acetonide

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Edema
Signs and Symptoms
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on August 18, 2017