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High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography for Detection of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Loss in Band Atrophy of the Optic Nerve

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 November 2008 by University of Sao Paulo.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
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First received: February 4, 2008
Last updated: November 11, 2008
Last verified: November 2008
The purpose of this study is to compare the abilities of high-speed,high-resolution (HR) optical coherence tomography (OCT) and Stratus OCT for detection of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) loss in eyes with band atrophy (BA) of the optic nerve.

Band Atrophy
Chiasmal Compression
Neural Loss

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography for Detection of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Loss in Band Atrophy of the Optic Nerve

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Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: December 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients with Band atrophy of the optic nerve
Normal Controls


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with band atrophy from chismal compression and controls

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Visual acuity better than 20/30
  • Refractive error less 5 spherical diopter and 3 cylinder diopter
  • Temporal field defect

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of glaucoma and optic nerve anomalies
  • A normal nasal field
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00607100

University of São Paulo - Ophthalmology Department
São Paulo, Brazil, 05403-000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
Principal Investigator: Luciana Costa Cunha, MD University of São Paulo
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mario Luiz Ribeiro Monteiro, Phd, University of São Paulo Identifier: NCT00607100     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAPPESQ N. 1056/07
Study First Received: February 4, 2008
Last Updated: November 11, 2008

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography
Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer
Band Atrophy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical processed this record on May 25, 2017