Clinical Application of Sensimed Triggerfish Sensor (TS) With Wireless Signal Transmission for Continuous Intraocular Pressure Measurement

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich Identifier:
First received: November 3, 2011
Last updated: November 14, 2011
Last verified: November 2011

The study objective is to investigate the clinical applicability of continuous IOP measurement using TS with radio transmission over 24 hours.

  • Trial with medical device

Condition Intervention Phase
Device: Triggerfish
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Intervention Details:
    Device: Triggerfish
    The Triggerfish is a contact lens with an embedded sensor to track changes in intraocular pressure during a period of 24 hours.
    Other Name: Triggerfish, SENSIMED AG, Route de Chavannes 37, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with a diagnosis of glaucoma

Inclusion criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of glaucoma

Exclusion criteria:

  • Other opticus neuropathy than glaucoma
  • Corneal abnormalities (e.g. scaring)
  • Dry eye disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01467453

University Hospital Zurich, Ophthalmic Clinic
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
Principal Investigator: Christoph Kniestedt, Assistant Prof, MD University Hospital Zurich, Ophtalmic Clinic
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Zurich Identifier: NCT01467453     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Triggerfisch-001 
Study First Received: November 3, 2011
Last Updated: November 14, 2011
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic processed this record on May 26, 2016