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Preoperative Cataract Pupillary Dilation: Inpatient At The Ambulatory Surgery Center vs Outpatient Dilation Prior To Arrival At The Ambulatory Surgery Center

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Northwest Kansas Surgery Center Identifier:
First received: July 22, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2007
History: No changes posted
This study was done to compare efficacy, safety and efficiencies of various methods of pupil dilation prior to cataract surgery.

Condition Intervention
Pupil Dilation Prior to Cataract Surgery In-patient
Pupil Dilation Prior to Cataract Surgery Out-patient
Other: Pupil dilation with phenylephrine 10% vs cyclopentolate 2%

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Preoperative Cataract Pupillary Dilation: Inpatient vs Outpatient

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Further study details as provided by Northwest Kansas Surgery Center:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ability to self administer eye or have a helper for the task of administering eye drops.
  • Ability to follow and eye drop administration schedule.
  • No noted ocular abnormalities.
  • Bilateral cataract surgery anticipated.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to self administer eye drops or have assistance with eye drop administration.
  • Health problems that would contraindicate self administration of dilating eye drops such as poor cardiovascular or respiratory status.
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Responsible Party: Ronald Holweger MD, Northwest Kansas Surgery Center Identifier: NCT01169688     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NWKSC_2007_01
Study First Received: July 22, 2010
Last Updated: July 22, 2010

Keywords provided by Northwest Kansas Surgery Center:
Cataract Surgery
Pupillary Dilation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dilatation, Pathologic
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Pupil Disorders
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Muscarinic Antagonists
Cholinergic Antagonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cardiotonic Agents
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Nasal Decongestants
Respiratory System Agents
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
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