Efficacy of Topical Cyclosporine A for Treatment and Prevention of Graft Rejection in Corneal Grafts With Previous Rejection Episodes

This study has been completed.
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Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: December 8, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2006
History: No changes posted
The use of topical Cyclosporine A early after an episode of endothelial graft rejection after penetrating keratoplasty and continuing its administration for 6 months can reduce the course of that episode and recurrence of the rejection.

Condition Intervention Phase
Endothelial Graft Rejection
Drug: Sandimmune
Drug: Artelose
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The rate of rejection after drop sessation [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Cyclosporine A 2% Drug: Sandimmune
Placebo Comparator: Artificial tears Drug: Artelose


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Penetrating keratoplasty in eyes without vascularization

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of previous intraocular surgery
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01028443

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ophthalmic Research Center
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 166666
Ophthalmic Research Center
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 16666
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01028443     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8546 
Study First Received: December 8, 2009
Last Updated: December 8, 2009
Health Authority: Iran: Ethics Committee

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 27, 2016