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Contrast Sensitivity in Glaucoma

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 July 2009 by University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 28, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2009
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Information provided by:
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
The primary aim of the Erlangen´s Glaucoma Contrast Sensitivity-Study (EGCS-Study) is the evaluation of the diagnostic and prognostic validity of a diagnostic procedure, measuring contrast sensitivity. No therapeutic studies are performed.

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma Secondary Open Angle Glaucoma Due to PEX

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Glaucoma Including Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome (SFB 539)

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Further study details as provided by University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: April 2009

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic
  • Patients: Primary open angle glaucoma, secondary open angle glaucoma due to PEX
  • Healthy volunteers (for reliability analysis)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18
  • Best corrected visual acuity 0.8 or better
  • European

Exclusion Criteria:

  • eye diseases: Infantile glaucoma, angle glaucoma, secondary open angle glaucoma, wich are not due to PEX, diseases involving retina, condition after ophthalmological operations or trauma, cataract, diseases concerning the refractive system, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, optic neuropathy (MS, neuritis), amblyopia
  • Any neurological diseases
  • Systemic diseases with potentially ocular involvement (e.g., diabetes mellitus)
  • Systemic drugs with potentially ocular involvement
  • ocular drugs
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00947869

Contact: Anselm G Juenemann, Prof. anselm.juenemann@uk-erlangen.de

University Eye Hospital Recruiting
Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany, 91054
Contact: Hohberger    **49-9131-8534521      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Study Chair: Anselm G Juenemann, Prof. University Erlangen-Nuremberg
  More Information

Responsible Party: University Eye Hospital Erlangen, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00947869     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DFG-SFB539-H
First Submitted: July 27, 2009
First Posted: July 28, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases