High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography for Detection of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Loss in Band Atrophy of the Optic Nerve

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2008 by University of Sao Paulo.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00607100
First received: February 4, 2008
Last updated: November 11, 2008
Last verified: November 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the abilities of high-speed,high-resolution (HR) optical coherence tomography (OCT) and Stratus OCT for detection of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) loss in eyes with band atrophy (BA) of the optic nerve.


Condition
Band Atrophy
Chiasmal Compression
Neural Loss

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography for Detection of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Loss in Band Atrophy of the Optic Nerve

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Further study details as provided by University of Sao Paulo:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: December 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Patients with Band atrophy of the optic nerve
2
Normal Controls

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with band atrophy from chismal compression and controls

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Visual acuity better than 20/30
  • Refractive error less 5 spherical diopter and 3 cylinder diopter
  • Temporal field defect

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of glaucoma and optic nerve anomalies
  • A normal nasal field
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00607100

Locations
Brazil
University of São Paulo - Ophthalmology Department
São Paulo, Brazil, 05403-000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Luciana Costa Cunha, MD University of São Paulo
  More Information

No publications provided by University of Sao Paulo

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mario Luiz Ribeiro Monteiro, Phd, University of São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00607100     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAPPESQ N. 1056/07
Study First Received: February 4, 2008
Last Updated: November 11, 2008
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography
Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer
Band Atrophy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrophy
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical

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