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The Effect of Bevacizumab on Corneal Neovascularization (BQ-1-08-ARVO)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00797303
First Posted: November 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 2, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joao Nassaralla, Instituto de Olhos de Goiania
  Purpose
Eight patients with corneal neovascularization were treated with subconjunctival injection of 1.25 mg bevacizumab and had a follow-up of at least 2 months. All patients had persistent corneal neovascularization for at least 6 months unresponsive to other treatments. Patients were monitored by ophthalmic exam and anterior segment photography.

Condition Intervention Phase
Corneal Neovascularization Drug: Bevacizumab Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Bevacizumab on Corneal Neovascularization

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Further study details as provided by Joao Nassaralla, Instituto de Olhos de Goiania:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The Effect of Bevacizumab on Corneal Neovascularization [ Time Frame: Compare the results ]
    Eight patients with corneal neovascularization were treated with subconjunctival injection of 1.25 mg bevacizumab and had a follow-up of at least 2 months. All patients had persistent corneal neovascularization for at least 6 months unresponsive to other treatments. Patients were monitored by ophthalmic exam and anterior segment photography


Enrollment: 8
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
A single intraoperative subconjunctival application of bevacizumab and 2 months follow-up
Drug: Bevacizumab
subconjunctival injection of 1.25 mg bevacizumab and had a follow-up of at least 2 months

Detailed Description:

To evaluate the effect of repeated subconjunctival bevacizumab (Avastin®, Roche, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) on inflammatory corneal neovascularization.

Eight patients with corneal neovascularization were treated with subconjunctival injection of 1.25 mg bevacizumab and had a follow-up of at least 2 months. All patients had persistent corneal neovascularization for at least 6 months unresponsive to other treatments. Patients were monitored by ophthalmic exam and anterior segment photography.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Corneal Neovascularization
  • Stable lesion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
  • Autoimmune diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00797303


Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto de Olhos de Goiania
Investigators
Study Chair: Belquiz A Nassaralla, PhD Instituto de Olhos de Goiânia
  More Information

Responsible Party: Joao Nassaralla, Clinical Professor, Instituto de Olhos de Goiania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00797303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BQ-1-08-ARVO
First Submitted: November 22, 2008
First Posted: November 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 2, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Keywords provided by Joao Nassaralla, Instituto de Olhos de Goiania:
bevacizumab
cornea
neovascularization

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neovascularization, Pathologic
Corneal Neovascularization
Metaplasia
Pathologic Processes
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Bevacizumab
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents