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Triamcinolone Acetonide as an Adjunctive to VPDT in ARMD.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00148551
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2007 by Canadian Retinal Trials Group.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 30, 2007
University of British Columbia
QLT Inc.
Vancouver Hospital
Information provided by:
Canadian Retinal Trials Group

Brief Summary:
A 24 - month Study looking at the the changes in visual acuity of patients receiving PDT therapy in conjunction with intravitreal triamcinolone.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Drug: Triamcinolone Acetonide Phase 2 Phase 3

Detailed Description:
This study will evaluate the effect of Triamcinolone Acetonide in conjunction with photodynamic therapy for the treatment of sub-foveal choroidal neovascular membranes secondary to age-related macular degeneration.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Triamcinolone Acetonide as an Adjunctive Treatment to Verteporfin Therapy in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.
Study Start Date : January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2008

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in visual acuity from baseline.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in lesion characteristics from baseline.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with predominantly classic, subfoveal CNV secondary to AMD.
  • No previous PDT Treatment in study eye.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • CNV from conditions, other than AMD.
  • Other disease that could be responsible for decreased vision.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00148551

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Canada, British Columbia
Eye Care Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Canadian Retinal Trials Group
University of British Columbia
QLT Inc.
Vancouver Hospital
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Study Director: David A Maberley, M.D. University of British Columbia
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00148551    
Other Study ID Numbers: 01 (C03 - 0236)
First Posted: September 8, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2007
Last Verified: July 2007
Keywords provided by Canadian Retinal Trials Group:
Macular Degeneration
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action