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Phacoemulsification Under Topical Anesthesia and Its Complications

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01381783
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 27, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 27, 2011
Information provided by:
Instituto de Oftalmologia Ivo Correa-Meyer

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if topical anesthesia is safe for phacoemulsification in eyes with comorbidities.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Phacoemulsification Procedure: Phacoemulsification Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 111 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 2006
Primary Completion Date : April 2011
Study Completion Date : April 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Anesthesia
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Topical anesthesia Procedure: Phacoemulsification
Phacoemulsification under topical anesthesia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of Postoperative events [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    To describe any postoperatives events in a phacoemulsification surgery under topical anesthesia

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with cataract with a visual acuity less than 0.8

Exclusion Criteria:

Responsible Party: Manuel Augusto Pereira Vilela, Instituto de Oftalmologia Ivo Correa-Meyer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01381783     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: facectopica
First Posted: June 27, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 27, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by Instituto de Oftalmologia Ivo Correa-Meyer:
topical anaesthesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs