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

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2011 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : November 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 16, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:

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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Glaucoma Device: Triggerfish

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : November 2011
Study Completion Date : December 2012

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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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: University of Zurich Identifier: NCT01467453     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Triggerfisch-001
First Posted: November 8, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011