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Study of Comparison Between Pentacam and locs3

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 Soroka University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Soroka University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: December 15, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2008
History: No changes posted

Hypothesis: There is no difference between pentacam scheimpflug system and locs3 in grading of cataract.

Major aims:

  1. research the efficiency of pentacam scheimpflug system in lens density measurment.
  2. To compare the pentacam with the locs3 in grading of cataract.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison Between Pentacam Scheimpflug System and locs3 in Grading of Cataract

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Further study details as provided by Soroka University Medical Center:

Study Start Date: December 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
catract patients who are coming for pre- surgical evaluation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • cataract patient
  • age>18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant women
  • any disease of the eye except for cataract
  • patients who are ineligible by law to take decisions by themselves.patients who have a custodian.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00808886

Contact: nadav belfair 086403347

Sponsors and Collaborators
Soroka University Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Soroka Medical center, Nadav Belfair, MD . Soroka Medical center Identifier: NCT00808886     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: sor478308ctil
Study First Received: December 15, 2008
Last Updated: December 15, 2008

Keywords provided by Soroka University Medical Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017