Collagen Cross-linking in Infectious Keratitis Trial

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 15, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 4, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ngamjit Kasetsuwan, Chulalongkorn University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of collagen cross-linking for treatment of infectious keratitis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infectious Keratitis Bacterial Keratitis Fungal Keratitis Procedure: Collagen cross-linking Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Collagen Cross-linking in Infectious Keratitis Trial
Study Start Date : March 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014

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Drug Information available for: Collagen

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Collagen cross-linking
Collagen cross-linking with standard treatment
Procedure: Collagen cross-linking

Collagen cross-linking arm will receive standard medication for corneal ulcer treatment and corneal collagen cross-linking.

Standard treatment arm will receive only standard medication.

No Intervention: standard treatment
Standard treatment alone

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. decrement of infiltration size [ Time Frame: 1 months ]
    decrement of infiltration size between day0 and day 30

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. number of participants with adverse events [ Time Frame: 1 months ]
    adverse events after corneal collagen cross-linking (report in descriptive study)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of corneal ulcer grade II or III (bacteria or fungal, or presumed bacterial or fungal)
  • Age more than 6 year
  • Patients can understand and can follow the study protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy by history or urine test
  • Evidence of herpetic keratitis
  • Evidence of corneal perforation
  • Evidence of autoimmune disease
  • Known allergy to study medication

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01831206

Ophthalmology department, King Chulalongkorn Memorial hospital
Pratumwan, Bangkok, Thailand, 10330
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chulalongkorn University

Responsible Party: Ngamjit Kasetsuwan, Associated professor, Chulalongkorn University Identifier: NCT01831206     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 438/55
First Posted: April 15, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2015
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by Ngamjit Kasetsuwan, Chulalongkorn University:
corneal ulcer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases