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Tübingen High Altitude Ophthalmology Study (THAO)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01245114
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital Tuebingen

Brief Summary:
Tuebingen High Altitude Ophthalmology Study to investigate the effects of high altitude on retinal structure and function as well as anterior chamber in regard to acute mountain sickness.

Condition or disease
Altitude Hypoxia

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Tübingen High Altitude Ophthalmology Study (THAO)
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy volunteers
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy subjects, non-smokers, physical fitness,

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ocular pathologies, ascent above 2000m 2 weeks prior to study and 2 weeks before post-examination

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Locations
Germany
Eye Hospital, University of Tübingen
Tübingen, BW, Germany, 72076
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Tuebingen
Investigators
Study Director: Florian Gekeler, MD Eye Hospital, University of Tübingen, Germany
Principal Investigator: Gabriel Willmann, MD Eye Hospital, University of Tübingen, Germany

Responsible Party: Prof. Florian Gekeler, Eye Hospital, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01245114     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: THAO
First Posted: November 22, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypoxia
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms