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The Prophylactic Use of Topical Cyclosporine A 0.05% to Prevent Graft Versus Host Disease Related Dry Eye

This study has been terminated.
(High number of withdrawals, appt. no-shows, or those lost to follow-up.)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00553735
First received: November 2, 2007
Last updated: February 7, 2017
Last verified: April 2013
Results First Received: October 2, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Participant, Care Provider, Investigator;   Primary Purpose: Prevention
Condition: Dry Eye
Interventions: Drug: Cyclosporine A 0.05%
Drug: Arificial Tear

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
All Study Participants

Each eye of every participant was randomized to therapy. One eye will receive Cyclosporine A 0.05% (Restasis) and the other eye will receive placebo (Artificial Tear)

The objective signs will be corneal and conjunctival staining, Schirmer test (with and without anesthesia), and tear break-up time. The subjective endpoints will be the SANDE symptom global score.

Cyclosporine A 0.05% : Topical cyclosporine A 0.05% (Restasis) three times a day for 18 months.


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    All Study Participants
STARTED   8 
COMPLETED   1 
NOT COMPLETED   7 



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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm I

The objective signs will be corneal and conjunctival staining, Schirmer test (with and without anesthesia), and tear break-up time. The subjective endpoints will be the SANDE symptom global score.

Cyclosporine A 0.05% : Topical cyclosporine A 0.05% (Restasis) three times a day for 18 months.


Baseline Measures
   Arm I 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 8 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
 
<=18 years      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      7  87.5% 
>=65 years      1  12.5% 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 43  (17) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
 
Female      7  87.5% 
Male      1  12.5% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
United States   8 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Corneal Staining Score   [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

2.  Primary:   Conjunctival Staining Score   [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

3.  Primary:   Incidence and Severity of Ocular Adverse Event   [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

4.  Secondary:   Symptom Assessment iN Dry Eye (SANDE) Patient Questionnaire   [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

5.  Secondary:   Tear Break-up Time (TBUT)   [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

6.  Secondary:   Schirmer Without Anesthesia   [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

7.  Secondary:   Schirmer With Anesthesia   [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]


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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
The study was terminated early due to a high number of patients who withdrew themselves, failed to show for their appointments, or were lost to follow-up.


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Reza Dana, MD, MPH, MSc
Organization: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
phone: 617-573-3313
e-mail: Cornea_Research@MEEI.Harvard.edu



Responsible Party: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00553735     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-05-034
07-05-034 ( Other Identifier: Massachusetts Eye and Ear )
Study First Received: November 2, 2007
Results First Received: October 2, 2012
Last Updated: February 7, 2017