Corneal Changes After Retinal Surgery

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 5, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 5, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alexandre Grandinetti, Universidade Federal do Paraná

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the corneal changes after performing 20 gauge vitrectomy associated with scleral buckling for the treatment of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

Condition or disease
Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Detailed Description:
Patients submitted to 20-gauge vitrectomy associated with scleral buckling were evaluated with corneal topography before surgery and in the 7,30 and 90 days after surgery to asses corneal curvature changes.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Corneal Topographic Changes After 20-gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy Associated With Scleral Buckling for the Treatment of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment
Study Start Date : February 2010
Primary Completion Date : February 2011
Study Completion Date : February 2011

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachments

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous eye surgery

Responsible Party: Alexandre Grandinetti, Principal Investigator, Universidade Federal do Paraná Identifier: NCT01446367     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Cornea vs Vit-buckle
First Posted: October 5, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 5, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases