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Polyglactin Sutures Versus Nylon Sutures for Suturing of Conjunctival Autograft in Pterygium Surgery: a Randomised Controlled Trial

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00391573
First received: October 23, 2006
Last updated: June 14, 2011
Last verified: June 2011

October 23, 2006
June 14, 2011
March 2005
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The difference in VAS score between the two groups
Same as current
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  • Graft hyperemia, oedema and tarsal conjunctival papillary hypertrophy
  • Surgical complications
  • Pterygium recurrence
Same as current
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Polyglactin Sutures Versus Nylon Sutures for Suturing of Conjunctival Autograft in Pterygium Surgery: a Randomised Controlled Trial
Polyglactin Sutures Versus Nylon Sutures for Suturing of Conjunctival Autograft in Pterygium Surgery: a Randomised Controlled Trial

To compare the use of polyglactin sutures versus nylon sutures for conjunctival autograft suturing in pterygium surgery.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pterygium
  • Procedure: Polyglactin sutures for suturing of conjunctival autograft in pterygium surgery
  • Procedure: Nylon sutures for suturing of conjunctival autograft in pterygium surgery
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Completed
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June 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Inclusion criteria included patients with primary nasal pterygium, aged 18 years or older, and able to cooperate surgery under local anaesthesia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with recurrent pterygium, scarred superior conjunctiva, previous surgery involving the superior bulbar conjunctiva, history of glaucoma, and cicatricial ocular surface disease were excluded
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
China
 
NCT00391573
KC/KE-05-0008, HARECCTR0500063
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Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
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Principal Investigator: Victoria Wong, Dr Hong Kong Eye Hospital
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
June 2011

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