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Triamcinolone Acetonide in Silicone-Filled Eyes as Adjunctive Treatment for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

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: NCT00373282
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 8, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2006
Information provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the effect of triamcinolone acetonide in silicone-filled eyes on the outcome of surgery for PVR.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy Drug: Triamcinolone acetonide Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : June 2001
Study Completion Date : June 2003

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Single-operation retinal reattachment rate six
  2. months after surgery.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual acuity
  2. Retinal reproliferation
  3. Intraocular pressure
  4. Early silicone oil emulsification

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cases of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment complicated by PVR grade C undergoing vitrectomy and silicone oil tamponade.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of trauma
  • Presence of diabetic retinopathy
  • History of vein occlusion
  • Giant retinal tear

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00373282

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Iran, Islamic Republic of
Hamid Ahmadieh,MD
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 16666
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Principal Investigator: Hamid Ahmadieh, MD Ophthalmic Research Center of Shaheed Beheshti Medical University

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00373282     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8116
First Posted: September 8, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2006
Last Verified: August 2006
Keywords provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:
Retinal detachment
Silicone oil
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action