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Intracameral Gas SF6 (Sulfur Hexafluoride) Injection for Acute Hydrops in Keratoconus

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 January 2008 by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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HaEmek Medical Center, Israel Identifier:
First received: January 1, 2008
Last updated: January 11, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
Intracameral Gas SF6 (Sulfur Hexafluoride) Injection for Acute Hydrops in Keratoconus

Condition Intervention
Hydrops in Keratoconus
Drug: Gas SF6 (Sulfur Hexafluoride)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hydrops resulotion [ Time Frame: weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: January 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Gas SF6 (Sulfur Hexafluoride)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hydrops

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 years old
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00593190

Contact: Boris Safianik, Dr 972-4-6494000

HaEmek Medical Center Recruiting
Afula, Israel
Principal Investigator: Boris Safianik, Dr         
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Boris Safianik, Ha'Emek Medical Center Identifier: NCT00593190     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0097-07-EMC
Study First Received: January 1, 2008
Last Updated: January 11, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on May 25, 2017