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Avastin for CNV Secondary to Pattern Dystrophy

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 October 2006 by University of Trieste.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00391144
First Posted: October 23, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 23, 2006
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Information provided by:
University of Trieste
  Purpose

The natural history of subfoveal CNV secondary to Pattern Dystrophy is little understood, but it seems that visual function may be preserved only in the short-term follow-up, with progressive deterioration thereafter.

Photodynamic therapy with verteporfin is the most studied therapeuthic option for this kindf of lesion, but unfortunately, this approach does not appear to guarantee long-term vision stabilization, and alternative therapies should be investigated.


Condition Intervention Phase
Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Pattern Dystrophy Procedure: intravitreal triamcinolone injection of avastin (1.25 mg) Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Intravitreal Avastin Injection for the Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Pattern Dystrophy

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Further study details as provided by University of Trieste:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • number of eyes with <15 letter loss (approximately <3 lines) at 6-month examination compared with the baseline value
  • numeber of eyes with <15 letter loss at 12-month examinations, compared with the baseline value.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • CNV progression
  • number of injections.

Estimated Enrollment: 5
Study Start Date: July 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2006
Detailed Description:

Diagnosis of Pattern Dystrophy Diagnosis of subfoveal CNV Intravitreal injection of avastin (1.25 mg) in operating room under sterile condition.

Retreatment on the basis of the detection of disease progression and of lack of central retinal thickness reduction on OCT.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of RPD (hyperpigmented yellowish-greyish network, other family members sharing RPD, normal electroretinogram and normal/subnormal electrooculogram)
  • classic or occult CNV involving the foveal avascular zone’s geometric centre

Exclusion Criteria:

  • conditions other than RPD
  • intraocular surgery or capsulotomy within the last 2 or 1 months
  • pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00391144


Contacts
Contact: Maurizio B Parodi, MD +39 040 772449 maubp@yahoo.it
Contact: Giuseppe Ravalico, MD +39 040 772449 giuseppe.ravalico@aots.sanita.fvg.it

Locations
Italy
Clinica Oculistica, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Trieste Recruiting
Trieste, TS, Italy, 34129
Contact: Giuseppe Ravalico, MD    +39 040 772449    giuseppe.ravalico@aots.sanita.fvg.it   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Trieste
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Maurizio B Parodi, MD Clinica Oculistica, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Trieste
Principal Investigator: Pierluigi Iacono, MD Clinica Oculistica, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Trieste
Study Director: Giuseppe Ravalico, MD Clinica Oculistica, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Trieste
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00391144     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1/2006
First Submitted: October 20, 2006
First Posted: October 23, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 23, 2006
Last Verified: October 2006

Keywords provided by University of Trieste:
Pattern Dystrophy
Choroidal Neovascularization
Intravitreal Avastin Injection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neovascularization, Pathologic
Choroidal Neovascularization
Neoplastic Processes
Neoplasms
Pathologic Processes
Metaplasia
Choroid Diseases
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Bevacizumab
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Triamcinolone
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action