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Ultrastructural Changes of Trabeculectomy Specimens in Patients With Uveitic Secondary Glaucoma

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00917670
First Posted: June 10, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2010
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Collaborator:
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
Information provided by:
St. Franziskus Hospital
  Purpose

Ultrastructural analysis of trabeculectomy specimens of patients with uveitic secondary glaucoma.

To evaluate morphological changes and to compare to primary open angle glaucoma patients.


Condition
Uveitis Secondary Glaucoma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by St. Franziskus Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • morphological changes [ Time Frame: after surgery ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
trabeculectomy specimens including trabecular meshwork and Schlemms canal

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with uveitic secondary glaucoma in need of surgical intervention.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • secondary uveitic glaucoma
  • IOP > 24 mmhg with topical and/or systemic therapy
  • need for surgical intervention to control IOP
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Germany
Department of Anatomy II at University of Erlangen, Germany
Erlangen, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Franziskus Hospital
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Department of Ophthalmology at St. Franziskus Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00917670     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009-200-f-S-
First Submitted: June 9, 2009
First Posted: June 10, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010

Keywords provided by St. Franziskus Hospital:
trabecular meshwork
electron microscopy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Glaucoma
Uveitis
Neoplastic Processes
Neoplasms
Pathologic Processes
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Uveal Diseases


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