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Umbilical Cord Serum Eye Drops

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01016158
First Posted: November 19, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2009
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Information provided by:
Chonnam National University Hospital
  Purpose
In the present study, the investigators investigated the efficacy of umbilical cord serum eye drops for the treatment of patients with recurrent corneal erosions. Group A were treated with 20% umbilical cord serum eye drops 3 to 4 times a day in addition to artificial tears, and group B were treated with artificial tears only. Ophthalmic examinations including visual acuity measurement and slit lamp biomicroscopy were performed before and every month after treatment. Recurrence was defined as the presence of clinical symptoms accompanied by epithelial defects in the cornea.

Condition Intervention
Recurrent Corneal Erosion Drug: Umbilical cord serum eyedrops

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Chonnam National University Hospital:

Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: umbilical cord serum eyedrops
patients with recurrent corneal erosions were treated with 20% umbilical cord serum eye drops 3 to 4 times a day in addition to artificial tears
Drug: Umbilical cord serum eyedrops
20% umbilical cord serum eye drops 3 to 4 times a day

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with recurrent corneal erosions

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01016158


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Chonnam National University Hospital
Gwang-Ju, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chonnam National University Hospital
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Kyung-Chul Yoon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01016158     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: I-2009-11-135
First Submitted: November 18, 2009
First Posted: November 19, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009

Keywords provided by Chonnam National University Hospital:
Umbilical cord serum
Recurrent corneal erosion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ophthalmic Solutions
Tetrahydrozoline
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Sympathomimetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nasal Decongestants
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Respiratory System Agents