Efficacy of Honan Balloon in Intraocular Pressure Reduction Before Phacoemulsification

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 11, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2006
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Chulalongkorn University

Brief Summary:
-Does Honan balloon reduce intraocular pressure preoperatively?

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cataract Procedure: Honan balloon application Phase 4

Detailed Description:
-Does Honan balloon improve surgeon's satisfaction and patients' pain score when compared to no honan group?

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : December 2005
Study Completion Date : July 2006

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. intraocular pressure reduction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain score

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • cataract patient,who plan to undergo phacoemulsification
  • no previous ocular surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • one eye
  • high myopia
  • Use ASA or anticoagulants
  • History of glaucoma or ocular hypertension
  • uncooperative patients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00386438

King Chulalongkorn Memorial hospital
Patumwan, Bangkok, Thailand, 10330
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chulalongkorn University
Principal Investigator: Thitima Lunchakonsiripan, MD Chulalongkorn University

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00386438     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 391/47
First Posted: October 11, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2006
Last Verified: October 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases