Autoimmunity in Retinitis Pigmentosa

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2007 by Semmelweis University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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Semmelweis University Identifier:
First received: February 6, 2007
Last updated: February 8, 2007
Last verified: February 2007

Using local immune suppression, the trial seeks evidence for the hypothesis that autoimmunity plays a role in the pathomechanism of retinitis pigmentosa.

Condition Intervention
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Drug: twice-daily dosage with 0.5% cyclosporine-A eyedrops

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label

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Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of retinitis pigmentosa

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cataract
  • Extremely low ERG wave amplitude (less than 8% of normal)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00433277

Semmelweis University, Dept. of Ophthalmology
Budapest, Hungary, H-1085
Sponsors and Collaborators
Semmelweis University
Study Director: Zoltán Z. Nagy, M.D. Semmelweis University, Dept. of Ophthalmology
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00433277     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KMolnar
Study First Received: February 6, 2007
Last Updated: February 8, 2007
Health Authority: Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Eye Diseases
Eye Diseases, Hereditary
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Retinal Dystrophies processed this record on October 08, 2015