Prevalence of Glaucoma in the Israeli Arab Population

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2012 by Ziv Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 7, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ziv Hospital

Brief Summary:
there is a variety of glaucoma prevalence within different populations. this study examine the prevalence of glaucoma in the Arab population in Israel' as well as the demographic variables and the compliance to treatment in the population.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
from Medical records of primary care clinic in the city of Tira. the patients are recruited, all glaucoma patients are above age of 20 years. they must suffer from CDR >= 0.5 with/without asymmetry with the other eye. or they suffer from glaucomatous damage to the visual fields.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 15000 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Glaucoma Prevalence in the Israeli Arab Population
Study Start Date : January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma
U.S. FDA Resources

Glaucoma patients
all the ,medical records of patients who were diagnosed with primary open angle glaucoma, closed angle , pseudoexfoliative and neovascular glaucoma.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinics from 1 Arab city in the center of Israel

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cup-to-disk ratio (CDR) > 0.5 with asymmetry between the eyes
  • Intraocular pressure (IOP) > 23 mm Hg
  • Damage to the field of vision
  • Age- above 20 Yrs. old

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01546740

Contact: Joseph Pikkel, M.D +972508434206
Contact: Otzem Chassid, M.D +972506266059

Ziv Medical Center Recruiting
Safed, Israel, 13120
Contact: Joseph Pikkel, M.D    +972508434206   
Contact: Otzem Chassid, M.D    +972506266059   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ziv Hospital
Principal Investigator: Joseph Pikkel, M.D Ziv Medical Center

Responsible Party: Ziv Hospital Identifier: NCT01546740     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ZIV-0060-11
First Posted: March 7, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Ziv Hospital:
Glaucoma, Compliance, Prevalence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases