A Retrospective Study of the Effects of Ocular Acupuncture on Ocular Motor Nerve Palsy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03461809|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 12, 2018
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Oculomotor Nerve Palsy Trochlear Nerve Palsy Abducens Nerve Paralysis||Other: Ocular acupuncture|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||900 participants|
|Official Title:||A Retrospective Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Relative Factors of Ocular Acupuncture in Ocular Motor Nerve Palsy Patients|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||March 15, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 15, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 15, 2018|
Ocular motor nerve palsy treated by ocular acupuncture
Ocular motor nerve palsy patients who received ocular acupuncture treatment
Other: Ocular acupuncture
Patient's skin located in the extraocular muscles projection area is routinely disinfected. A diameter of 0.20 mm and length of 25 mm needle is inserted slowly. Piercing depth is about 20mm. The electropuncture apparatus is used, each group of electrodes are distinguished with different colors of wires to generate current stimulations of current 1.0~1.5 milliampere (mA), voltage 9 volt(V), frequency 1.5 hertz (Hz), and duration of 40 minutes.
- Clinical efficacy rate (Cure, Effective and Invalid) [ Time Frame: Through study completion, an average of 1 month. ]Clinical efficacy rate (Cure, Effective and Invalid) assessed by investigator's discretion. Efficacy rate is calculated as number of patients with Cure and effective proportional to number of all cases.
- Diplopia angle [ Time Frame: Through study completion, an average of 2 weeks. ]Patient's diplopia angle obtained by retrospective chart review.
- Eyeball movement distance [ Time Frame: Through study completion, an average of 2 weeks. ]Patient's eyeball movement distance obtained by retrospective chart review.
- Distance between upper and lower eyelid. [ Time Frame: Through study completion, an average of 2 weeks. ]Patient's distance between upper and lower eyelid obtained by retrospective chart review.
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