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Compression of the Lid Margin Increase Microbial Contamination Risk of Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01859910
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 22, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Sun Yat-sen University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tiantian Ye, Orbis

Brief Summary:
To investigate whether compression of the lid margin increase microbial contamination risk of patients undergoing cataract surgery

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cataract Procedure: compression and scrub of lid margin Procedure: routine preparation for cataract Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 306 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Compression of the Lid Margin Increase Microbial Contamination Risk of Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
Study Start Date : October 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cataract

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: compression
compression and scrub of lid margin for 5 circles before cataract surgery
Procedure: compression and scrub of lid margin
compression and scrub of lid margin for 5 circles before cataract surgery

Procedure: routine preparation for cataract
Active Comparator: control
no compression or scrub of lid margin
Procedure: routine preparation for cataract



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. positive rate of culture [ Time Frame: 5months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. bacteria distribution of the culture [ Time Frame: 5months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • (1) Age > 60 years; (2) clinical diagnosis of age related cataract, without previous recent ocular surgery; (3) undergoing phacoemulsification with implantation of intraocular lens ; (4) able to give informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • (1) any inflammation of the eye or other parts of the body within the previous 3 months; (2) chronic use of any types ophthalmic medication; (3) contact lens wear; (4) ocular surgery within the past 3 months; (5) use of systemic antibiotics within 30 days; (6) use of eyedrops in either eye within 3 days of enrollment; (7) need for concurrent glaucoma, cornea or other surgery.

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Locations
China, Guangdong
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 510080
Sponsors and Collaborators
Orbis
Sun Yat-sen University

Responsible Party: Tiantian Ye, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Orbis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01859910     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Lid margin VS Cataract Surgery
First Posted: May 22, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 22, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cataract
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases