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Cyclosporine A in the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Associated Chronic Anterior Uveitis

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: NCT00404482
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 28, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2009
Information provided by:
St. Franziskus Hospital

Brief Summary:
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is often associated with chronic anterior uveitis. Presence of vision threatening complications may indicate immunosuppressive therapy. In this study, the experience with cyclosporine A (CsA) as mono- or combination-therapy is analyzed.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Uveitis Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Drug: Cyclosporine A

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Efficacy and Adverse Effects of Cyclosporine A in the Treatment of Chronic Anterior Uveitis in Patients With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Study Start Date : January 1991
Study Completion Date : August 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with JIA and cyclosporin A therapy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • uveitis
  • JIA

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00404482

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Deutsches Zentrum für Kinder- und Jugendrheumatologie
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Department of Ophthalmology at St.-FranziskusHospital
Münster, Germany
Kinder und Jugendrheumatologie St. Josef Stift
Sendenhorst, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Franziskus Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Christoph Tappeiner, MD Department of Ophthalmology at University Bern - Inselspital
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00404482    
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-1106
First Posted: November 28, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2009
Last Verified: June 2009
Keywords provided by St. Franziskus Hospital:
Cyclosporine A
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Arthritis, Juvenile
Uveitis, Anterior
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Iris Diseases
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Calcineurin Inhibitors