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Vitrectomy and Bevacizumab for Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema

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 December 2007 by Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México Identifier:
First received: December 7, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2007
History: No changes posted
To Evaluate combined effect of vitrectomy and bevacizumab to stabilize retinal thickness and visual acuity in patients with diffuse diabetic macular edema and their relation to renal disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
* Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema
Procedure: Bevacizumab + Pars plana vitrectomy
Procedure: Bevacizumab + pars plana vitrectomy
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema (A Pilot Study)

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Further study details as provided by Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Retinal thickness [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual acuity [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Renal disease
Procedure: Bevacizumab + Pars plana vitrectomy
2.5 mg / 0.1 ml bevacizumab after pars plana vitrectomy. Limitorexis would be optional.
Active Comparator: 2
Without renal disease
Procedure: Bevacizumab + pars plana vitrectomy
2.5 mg /0.1 ml of bevacizumab after pars plana vitrectomy


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Older than 25 yo
  • Diffuse diabetic macular edema with or without previous treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Another retinal disease
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00571142

Contact: Veronica Kon-Jara, MD 5215537291895
Contact: Antonieta Burgoa 10841400 ext 1171

Asociacion para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico I.A.P. Recruiting
Mexico, Mexico, 04030
Sub-Investigator: Ma Ana Martinez-Castellanos, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Oscar Alvarez-Verduzco, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Jose Luis Guerrero-Naranjo, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Principal Investigator: Veronica Kon-Jara, MD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
  More Information

Responsible Party: Veronica Kon-Jara MD, Asociacion para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico I.A.P. Identifier: NCT00571142     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: APEC-ret
Study First Received: December 7, 2007
Last Updated: December 7, 2007

Keywords provided by Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México:
retinal thickness
diabetic retinopathy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Edema
Signs and Symptoms
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
GABA Modulators
GABA Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017