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Efficacy of Honan Balloon in Intraocular Pressure Reduction Before Phacoemulsification

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Chulalongkorn University Identifier:
First received: October 10, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2006
History: No changes posted

-Does Honan balloon reduce intraocular pressure preoperatively?

Condition Intervention Phase
Procedure: Honan balloon application
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Chulalongkorn University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • intraocular pressure reduction

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • pain score

Study Start Date: December 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2006
Detailed Description:

-Does Honan balloon improve surgeon's satisfaction and patients' pain score when compared to no honan group?


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • cataract patient,who plan to undergo phacoemulsification
  • no previous ocular surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • one eye
  • high myopia
  • Use ASA or anticoagulants
  • History of glaucoma or ocular hypertension
  • uncooperative patients
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00386438

King Chulalongkorn Memorial hospital
Patumwan, Bangkok, Thailand, 10330
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chulalongkorn University
Principal Investigator: Thitima Lunchakonsiripan, MD Chulalongkorn University
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00386438     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 391/47
Study First Received: October 10, 2006
Last Updated: October 10, 2006
Health Authority: Thailand: Ethical Committee processed this record on November 20, 2014