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Sensitivity and Specificity of the Home Macular Perimeter (HMP) (HMP)

This study has been completed.
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Notal Vision Ltd Identifier:
First received: January 6, 2008
Last updated: January 27, 2009
Last verified: January 2009
The primary objective of this study is to estimate the sensitivity of the HMP test in identifying visual field functional defects in subjects with CNV secondary to AMD, and differentiate them from intermediate AMD subjects.

Age Related Macular Degeneration

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Sensitivity and Specificity of the Home Macular Perimeter

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • estimate the sensitivity of the HMP test in identifying visual field functional defects in subjects with CNV secondary to AMD and differentiate them from intermediate AMD subjects. [ Time Frame: 1 Month ]

Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: November 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
newly onset CNV secondary to AMD
Intermediate AMD

Detailed Description:
It is a one encounter visit in which patients are enrolled and complete the study on the same day. This will allow recruiting and testing of patients with CNV which is a dynamic disease that is most often treated on that same day. Following enrollment, patients will go through an examiner supervised tutorial followed by a self-performed HMP examination. In addition patient will undergo an Amsler grid examination, biomicroscopy, color fundus photography and fluorescein angiography. The HMP output shall be a test result that can be within or outside normal limits. Inherent to the test are reliability criteria which help to determine if the patient performed the test reliably. These consist of false positive and false negative errors. All criteria for normal limits and reliable performance are set prior to study initiation. The outcome measures for the study are the sensitivity in identifying visual functional defects in patients with CNV.

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The study population will include 30 subjects suspected to have newly onset CNV secondary to AMD in at least one eye, or Intermediate AMD in at least one eye, and who consent to participate in the study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Capable and willing to sign a consent form and participate in the study
  • subjects with AMD related lesions: New onset (up to 60 days) non-treated CNV or Intermediate AMD patients (defined as the presence of at least one large drusen or more than 20 medium size drusen)
  • Age >50 years
  • VA with habitual correction >20/200 in study eye
  • Familiar with computer usage

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of macular disease other than AMD or glaucoma in the study eye
  • Presence of any significant media opacity that precludes a clear view of the macular area as identified in the study eye by biomicroscopy, CFP, or FA
  • Any non-macular related ocular surgery performed within 3 months prior to study entry in the targeted eye
  • Inability to tolerate intravenous FA
  • GA in the study eye
  • Participation in another study with the exclusion of AREDS study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00595998

Meir Medical Center
Kfar Saba, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Notal Vision Ltd
Principal Investigator: Josef Mr Ferenzc, MD Meir Medical Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Dr. Josef Ferenzc, Meir Medical center Identifier: NCT00595998     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HMP-SS1
Study First Received: January 6, 2008
Last Updated: January 27, 2009

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017