Relationship Between Central Corneal Thickness and Intraocular Pressure Measures Instruments.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Aston University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00347191
First received: June 30, 2006
Last updated: June 22, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure and central corneal thickness using various instruments in ocular hypertension, normal-tension glaucoma, primary open angle glaucoma, keratoconus and normal eyes.


Condition Phase
Glaucoma
Glaucoma, Open Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Keratoconus
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Phase 4 Study Evaluating the Relationship Between Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness Using Various Instruments in Ocular Hypertension, Normal-tension Glaucoma, Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, Keratoconus and Normal Eyes.

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Further study details as provided by Aston University:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2006
Detailed Description:

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure and ultrasound pachymetry measured central corneal thickness using Goldman tonometry and PASCAL instruments.

Patient groups examined include:

ocular hypertensives normal-tension glaucoma primary open angle glaucoma keratoconus control normal eyes

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Clinical diagnosis of glaucoma, open angle; ocular hypertension; glaucoma (low-tension); keratoconus and other healthy volunteers.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Adults over the age of 18 years Clinical diagnosis of glaucoma, open angle; ocular hypertension; glaucoma (low-tension); keratoconus and other healthy volunteers.

Exclusion Criteria:

Children under the age of 18 years Adults with learning disabilities Adults who are unconscious or severely ill Adults who have known terminal illness Adults in emergency situations Adults with dementia Prisoners Young offenders Those who could be considered to have a dependant relationship with the investigator (i.e. those in care homes or medical students) Other vulnerable groups

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00347191

Locations
United Kingdom
Solihull Hospital
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B91 2JL
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aston University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sunil Shah, MD FRCOphth Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00347191     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006IOP
Study First Received: June 30, 2006
Last Updated: June 22, 2011
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Keywords provided by Aston University:
Corneal thickness
Intraocular pressure
Instrumentation
Glaucoma
Keratoconus

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Keratoconus
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Eye Diseases
Corneal Diseases

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