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Morphological and Functional Evaluation of Irvine-Gass Syndrome

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2011 by Medical University of Vienna.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marion Munk, Medical University of Vienna Identifier:
First received: December 28, 2011
Last updated: January 4, 2012
Last verified: December 2011

Purpose: To evaluate morphological and functional characteristics of Irvine Gass syndrome

Methods: 30 patients suffering on Cystoid macular edema (CME) secondary to Cataract surgery will be observed and evaluated by fluorescein-angiography, SD-OCT, reading performance, contrast sensitivity and microperimetry in a fixed time schedule

Condition Intervention
Irvine Gass Syndrome
Behavioral: if needed (decided individually) either Acular eye drops, Ultracortenol eye drop or intravitreal triamcinolone injection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Medical University of Vienna:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction of central retinal thickness [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Increase of Best corrected visual acuity [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: November 2011
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients suffering on CME secondary to cataract surgery Behavioral: if needed (decided individually) either Acular eye drops, Ultracortenol eye drop or intravitreal triamcinolone injection
if prescribed: Ultracortenol/ Acular eye drops 3-4 times a day, if prescribed: singular intravitreal triamcinolone injection


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

30 patients suffering on CME secondary to cataract surgery


Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 18 years
  • St.p Cataract surgery
  • able to read
  • informed consent
  • with fluorescein angiography and SD-OCT diagnosed Irvine Gass syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years
  • CME of other origin
  • diabetic macular edema
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01504074

Contact: Marion Munk, univ 00431404003834
Contact: Christopher Kiss 00431404004847

Department of Ophthalmology Medical University of Vienna Recruiting
Vienna, Austria, 1190
Contact: Jasmin Mittermüller    00431404004847      
Principal Investigator: Marion Munk, Dr. med. univ         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical University of Vienna
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Marion Munk, MD, Principal Investigator, Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry,, Medical University of Vienna Identifier: NCT01504074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 071/2009
Study First Received: December 28, 2011
Last Updated: January 4, 2012
Health Authority: Austria: Federal Ministry for Health and Women

Keywords provided by Medical University of Vienna:
Irvine Gass syndrome
multimodal imaging
CME secondary to cataract surgery
in vivo correlation of morphology and function

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Edema
Eye Diseases
Macular Degeneration
Pathologic Processes
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Ophthalmic Solutions
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
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