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Intraoperative and Postoperative Outcomes of Three Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices During Phacoemulsification

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01664689
First Posted: August 14, 2012
Last Update Posted: August 14, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Center
  Purpose
Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices (OVDs) play a crucial role during phacoemulsification, by providing endothelial protection, maintaining space, as well as facilitating surgical maneuvers, including IOL implantation. Equally important is the ease of use, good visualisation and easy removal of the OVD from the eye. Currently, 3 popularly used OVDs as a single injection sufficing for surgery are: Healon 5, DiscoVisc, and Celoftal (2% hydroxypropylmethylcellulose). Whereas, there are studies showing efficacy of each of these in clinical scenarios, there is no randomized trial comparing intraoperative performance and postoperative outcomes. The aim of this study was to compare intraoperative performance and postoperative outcomes following microcoaxial phacoemulsification when using one of the three OVDs

Condition Intervention
Intraoperative Performance and Postoperative Outcomes Following Cataract Surgery Procedure: Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Corneal clarity on postoperative day 1 [ Time Frame: postoperative day 1 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Central corneal thickness on postoperative day 1 and week 1 [ Time Frame: day 1 and week 1 ]

Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: DiscoVisc
microcoaxial phacoemulsification performed with discovisc
Procedure: Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification
Active Comparator: Healon 5
microcoaxial phacoemulsification using healon 5
Procedure: Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification
Active Comparator: Celoftal
microcoaxial phacoemulsification using celoftal
Procedure: Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age related, uncomplicated senile cataracts

Exclusion Criteria:

  • presence of glaucoma,
  • shallow anterior chamber (ACD < 2.1mm),
  • pupillary dilatation < 6mm,
  • extremely dense cataracts,
  • posterior polar cataract,
  • subluxated cataract,
  • white mature cataract,
  • diabetic retinopathy,
  • high myopia (defined as AL > 25mm),
  • uveitis, or
  • previous ocular trauma/surgery.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01664689


Locations
India
Iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 380052
Sponsors and Collaborators
Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01664689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OVD12
First Submitted: August 10, 2012
First Posted: August 14, 2012
Last Update Posted: August 14, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cataract
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases


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