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Ophthalmological Screening and Follow-up of Optic Pathway Gliomas in Children With Neurofibromatosis Type 1.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2014 by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Catherine Cassiman, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven Identifier:
First received: February 26, 2014
Last updated: July 1, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
The goal of this project is to get more insight into the (neuro)ophthalmological characteristics of children with neurofibromatosis type 1. This way investigators would like to update the current guidelines for follow up and treatment of optic pathway gliomas. Clinical findings will be compared with the results of Optical coherence tomography (OCT) and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging).

Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ophthalmological Screening and Follow-up of Optic Pathway Gliomas in Children With Neurofibromatosis Type 1.

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Further study details as provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual acuity [ Time Frame: childhood (0 to 18y) ]
  • Presence of optic pathway glioma [ Time Frame: childhood (0 to18y) ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: April 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Neurofibromatosis type 1 children


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 with and without optic pathway glioma

Inclusion Criteria:

  • neurofibromatosis type 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no neurofibromatosis type 1
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02078401

Contact: Catherine Cassiman, MD 00321632660

University Hospitals Leuven Recruiting
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Principal Investigator: Catherine Cassiman, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Principal Investigator: Catherine Cassiman, MD Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Catherine Cassiman, MD, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven Identifier: NCT02078401     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S56406
Study First Received: February 26, 2014
Last Updated: July 1, 2014

Keywords provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:
Optic pathway glioma
Ophthalmological screening

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neurofibromatosis 1
Optic Nerve Glioma
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Neurocutaneous Syndromes
Nervous System Diseases
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Peripheral Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Optic Nerve Neoplasms
Cranial Nerve Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Optic Nerve Diseases
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