Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians
Verified August 2012 by Maastricht University Medical Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Henny Beckers, Maastricht University Medical Center
First received: August 10, 2012
Last updated: August 16, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of playing wind instruments for the development of ocular hypertension and glaucoma, together with investigating the prevalence of visual problems and eye diseases in (professional) musicians.
||Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
||Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians
Primary Outcome Measures:
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Risk factors for glaucoma and the prevalence of visual problems and eye disease among (professional) musicians [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Participants of orchestras will be asked to fill in a questionnaire to collect demographic data together with data on musical history,ophthalmologic history and family history on glaucoma and ocular hypertension. From these participants, a selection will be invited for further screening.
| Estimated Enrollment:
| Study Start Date:
Members of (professional) orchestras, especially wind instrument players.
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
(Professional) musicians, who play in symphony or wind orchestras.
- All full time or part time professional players of participating symphony or wind orchestras, including guest players.
- Retired players, if possible.
- Difficulty in reading or speaking Dutch.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01667861
|University Eye Clinic, Maastricht University Medical Center
|Maastricht, Netherlands, 6202 AZ |
|Contact: Henny JM Beckers, MD, PhD +31 43 387 7376 email@example.com |
|Sub-Investigator: Marina van Kooten-Noordzij, MD |
|Sub-Investigator: Ronald de Crom, MD |
|Sub-Investigator: Agnes Michiels, MD |
||Henny JM Beckers, MD, PhD
||Maastricht University Medical Center, NL
No publications provided
||Henny Beckers, MD, PhD, FEBophth, Maastricht University Medical Center
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||August 10, 2012
||August 16, 2012
||Netherlands: Medical Ethics Review Committee (METC)
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