Triamcinolone or Bevacizumab for Central Retinal Vein Occlusion With Poor Vision

This study has been completed.
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Hallym University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: January 14, 2010
Last updated: January 20, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
To evaluate the effect of intravitreal bevacizumab with intravitreal triamcinolone for the treatment of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) presenting poor visual acuity.

Condition Intervention
Central Retinal Vein Occlusion With 20/200 or Worse Visual Acuity
Procedure: intravitreal injection

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • best corrected visual acuity [ Time Frame: baseline, 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • central macular thickness by optical coherence tomography [ Time Frame: baseline, 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 6 months 12months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 38
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: bevacizumab
intravitreal bevacizumab or triamcinolone determined by single physician
Procedure: intravitreal injection
intravitreal bevacizumab( 1.25 mg) or triamcinolone( 4mg) injection
Active Comparator: triamcinolone Procedure: intravitreal injection
intravitreal bevacizumab( 1.25 mg) or triamcinolone( 4mg) injection


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • central macular thickness of more than 250 μm and baseline visual acuity of 20/200 or worse than 20/200 in patient with central retinal vein occlusion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous treatment such as intravitreal injection, subtenon injection, or laser photocoagulation since the time of onset
  • Patients with a history of glaucoma, neovascular glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular disorders
  • neovascularization on the disc or elsewhere or rubeosis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01053858

Korea, Republic of
keoung ik Na
Chuncheon, Anyang, Korea, Republic of, 135-060
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hallym University Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT01053858     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009_10_12 
Study First Received: January 14, 2010
Last Updated: January 20, 2010
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Hallym University Medical Center:
bevacizumab,triamcinolone, intravitreal injection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Cardiovascular Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Eye Diseases
Retinal Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Venous Thrombosis
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Growth Inhibitors
Growth Substances
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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