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A Study to Evaluate Plasmin for the Creation of a Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00347646
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Lack of Efficacy)
First Posted : July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated

Brief Summary:
Plasmin is expected to create a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) when injected directly into the eye. The pharmacological creation of a PVD may be beneficial in helping to treat a variety of conditions.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Vitreoretinal Traction Syndrome Drug: Plasmin Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 4 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open Label Sequential Dose Response Observational Study of Intravitreally Administered Plasmin for the Creation of a Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2007

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Plasmin
Human-derived plasmin reconstituted with sterile sodium chloride for intravitreal injection.
Drug: Plasmin
27 mg of human-derived plasmin to be reconstituted with of 0.9% Sterile Sodium Chloride for a single intravitreal injection

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Presence of a Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD) [ Time Frame: 14 days ]
    Presence of posterior vitreous detachment evaluated durning virectomy

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are in need of a vitrectomy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A PVD in the study eye as assessed by the investigator using ophthalmic and alternative examination techniques.
  • A history of vitrectomy in the study eye.
  • A media opacity that precludes quality examination of the vitreous and fundus in the study eye.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00347646

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United States, Ohio
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated

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Responsible Party: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated Identifier: NCT00347646     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 484
First Posted: July 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2019
Last Verified: June 2019

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vitreous Detachment
Eye Diseases
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action