Phase II Randomized Controlled Study of Sequential Orbital Radiotherapy for Graves' Ophthalmopathy
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
|First Received Date ICMJE||February 24, 2000|
|Last Updated Date||June 23, 2005|
|Start Date ICMJE||June 1993|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Current Primary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Original Primary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Change History||No Changes Posted|
|Current Secondary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
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|Current Other Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
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|Brief Title ICMJE||Phase II Randomized Controlled Study of Sequential Orbital Radiotherapy for Graves' Ophthalmopathy|
|Official Title ICMJE||Not Provided|
OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the effects of 20 Gy of external-beam radiotherapy to 1 orbit vs. the untreated orbit at 3 and 6 months after therapy in patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy.
II. Evaluate whether 20 Gy of external-beam radiotherapy delivered to the second orbit 6 months later in the course of the disease produces effects of equal magnitude to those observed when the first orbit was treated.
III. Relate the magnitude of treatment effects to the time since onset of eye symptoms.
IV. Evaluate whether characteristics of radiation retinopathy are present 3 years after orbital radiotherapy.
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: The posterior region of 1 orbit is irradiated over 2 weeks with supervoltage equipment. The other orbit is treated 6 months later. The sequence of therapy is randomly assigned.
The untreated eye receives a simultaneous sham treatment during each radiotherapy session.
Patients are followed at 3, 6, 9, 12, and 36 months.
|Study Type ICMJE||Interventional|
|Study Phase||Phase 2|
|Study Design ICMJE||Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Condition ICMJE||Graves' Disease|
|Intervention ICMJE||Procedure: Radiotherapy|
|Study Arms||Not Provided|
|Publications *||Not Provided|
* Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
|Recruitment Status ICMJE||Unknown status|
|Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Eligibility Criteria ICMJE||
PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:
--Disease Characteristics-- Firm diagnosis of Graves' disease with normal thyroid function, i.e.: Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin positive Thyroxine 5-12.5 micrograms/dL Tri-iodothyronine 80-180 nanograms/dL Thyroid-stimulating hormone 0.2-8 mIU/L Euthyroid due to therapy acceptable Ophthalmopathy meeting at least 3 of the following criteria: Chemosis or lid edema Lid lag, lid retraction, or restrictive lagophthalmos Proptosis at least 20 mm by Krahn exophthalmometry in at least 1 eye Less than 4 mm discrepancy between eyes Patient perception of "stare" or "bulge" Extraocular muscle motion restriction in 1 or both eyes on clinical exam or by patient report of diplopia at extremes of gaze Extraocular muscle enlargement on computerized tomography (previous study results acceptable) Mild to moderate ophthalmopathy, i.e.: Orbital pain Lacrimation Photophobia Visual blurring or diplopia No optic neuropathy, i.e.: Afferent pupillary defect Impaired color vision on D-15 testing (unless congenital color perception deficiency) Visual field defect Impaired visual acuity No corneal ulcers --Prior/Concurrent Therapy-- No prior external-beam radiotherapy to the head and neck At least 2 weeks since corticosteroids --Patient Characteristics-- No prior head and neck tumors No diabetes No pregnant women
|Ages||30 Years and older (Adult, Senior)|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||No|
|Contacts ICMJE||Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects|
|Listed Location Countries ICMJE||Not Provided|
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|NCT Number ICMJE||NCT00004660|
|Other Study ID Numbers ICMJE||199/11860
|Has Data Monitoring Committee||Not Provided|
|U.S. FDA-regulated Product||Not Provided|
|Plan to Share Data||Not Provided|
|IPD Description||Not Provided|
|Responsible Party||Not Provided|
|Study Sponsor ICMJE||National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)|
|Collaborators ICMJE||Mayo Clinic|
|Information Provided By||Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)|
|Verification Date||January 1999|
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