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A Prospective Observational Case Series of a Four-ring-haptic Acrylic One-piece IOL (Qu01)

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Department of ophthalmology, General Hospital Linz
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First received: November 18, 2010
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Last verified: November 2010
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To describe biocompatibility, postoperative results and complications after implantation of the Corneal Quatrix Evolutive (Corneal, Croma, Austria) intraocular lens, a hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) with 4-haptic design and 360° sharp optic edge.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Case Series of the Implantation of Intraocular Lens "QUATRIX® Aspheric Evolutive Pre-loaded".

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) [ Time Frame: Six months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The best-corrected visual acuity is assessed with glasses after cataract operation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Posterior capsule opacification [ Time Frame: Six months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The posterior capsule opacification is assessed by slit lamp examination and subjective grading

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients with senile cataract
Patients with senile cataract

Detailed Description:
In this prospective case series the Corneal Quatrix Evolutive IOL was implanted in 14 eyes of nine patients with senile cortico-nuclear cataract. A standardized surgical technique and post-operative regimen were applied. Six months postoperatively best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), refraction and complications (especially) posterior capsule opacification (PCO) were analysed.

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with advanced age-related cataract and indication for phacoemuslification of the lens with following implantation of an intraocular lens (posterior chamber)

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients with senile cortico-nuclear cataracts without previous intraocular surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dilated pupil size of < 6 mm
  • long-term anti-inflammatory treatment
  • previous history of intraocular surgery
  • previous history of corneal endothelial damage
  • previous history of ocular trauma
  • traumatic cataract
  • history of uveitis
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • advanced macular degeneration
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01244373

Department of ophthalmology, General Hospital Linz
Linz, Upper Austria, Austria, 4021
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General Hospital Linz
Department of ophthalmology, General Hospital Linz
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Responsible Party: PD Dr. Siegfried G. Priglinger Identifier: NCT01244373     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Quatrix01 
Study First Received: November 18, 2010
Last Updated: November 18, 2010
Health Authority: Austria: Federal Office for Safety in Health Care

Keywords provided by General Hospital Linz:
Best-corrected visual acuity
posterior capsule opacification
QUATRIX® Aspheric Evolutive pre-loaded

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lens Diseases
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