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Corneal Specular Microscopy in Infectious and Noninfectious Uveitis

This study has been completed.
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Federal University of São Paulo Identifier:
First received: November 11, 2008
Last updated: November 12, 2008
Last verified: November 2008
The purpose of this study is to determine whether some endothelium morphologic variables are different between infectious and noninfectious uveitis group using a noncontact specular microscopy device.

Condition Intervention Phase
Device: noncontact specular microscopy
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with infectious and noninfectious uveitis who were attended at local ophthalmology center.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with infectious and noninfectious uveitis in any activity level and presence of keratic precipitates.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with previous ocular surgery, trauma, contact lens history, corneal dystrophy, corneal edema and high intraocular pressure
  • Any other anterior segment disorders affecting the corneal endothelium.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00789984

Federal University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 04040-002
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of São Paulo
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Filipe de Oliveira, UNIFESP Identifier: NCT00789984     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CEP1022/07
Study First Received: November 11, 2008
Last Updated: November 12, 2008

Keywords provided by Federal University of São Paulo:
Keratic precipitates

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on May 23, 2017