Corneal Specular Microscopy in Infectious and Noninfectious Uveitis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Federal University of São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00789984
First received: November 11, 2008
Last updated: November 12, 2008
Last verified: November 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether some endothelium morphologic variables are different between infectious and noninfectious uveitis group using a noncontact specular microscopy device.


Condition Intervention Phase
Uveitis
Device: noncontact specular microscopy
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Federal University of São Paulo:

  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

Patients with infectious and noninfectious uveitis who were attended at local ophthalmology center.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with infectious and noninfectious uveitis in any activity level and presence of keratic precipitates.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with previous ocular surgery, trauma, contact lens history, corneal dystrophy, corneal edema and high intraocular pressure
  • Any other anterior segment disorders affecting the corneal endothelium.
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Locations
Brazil
Federal University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 04040-002
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of São Paulo
  More Information

No publications provided by Federal University of São Paulo

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Filipe de Oliveira, UNIFESP
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00789984     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CEP1022/07
Study First Received: November 11, 2008
Last Updated: November 12, 2008
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Federal University of São Paulo:
Keratic precipitates

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uveitis
Chorioretinitis
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Retinitis
Retinal Diseases
Choroiditis
Choroid Diseases
Uveitis, Posterior
Panuveitis

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