Retinal Endo Vascular Surgery for Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2006 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 4, 2006
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
Patients with Central Retinal Vein Occlusion will undergo vitrectomy, a small needle of about 71 micron will enter a branch retinal vein and TPA will be injected into the obstracted vein.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Central Retinal Vein Occlusion Procedure: Retinal endo vascular surgery Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Patients with Central Retinal Vein Occlusion less than 6 month duration and reduction of vision to 6/21 will go OCT and FANG examinations.

Patient will be operated vitrectomy, and a branch retinal vein will be punctured by small needle and rTPA 200mcg/ml will be injected to the vein.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : October 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2007

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual acuity
  2. Amount of macular edema.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • crvo less than 6 month
  • Visual Acuity less than 6/21
  • No prior eye surgery except cataract.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Retinal/iris neovascularization

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00383773

Contact: Michael Halpert, MD. 00972507874385
Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD 0097226777572

Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Chair: Michael halpert Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT00383773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1yumbo-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: October 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 4, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
retinal vein occlusion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases