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Observational Study of Ocular Inflammation in Patients Undergoing a Pars Plana Vitrectomy

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: NCT01319318
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 21, 2011
Results First Posted : July 2, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 2, 2013
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Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate the degree of post-operative ocular inflammation in patients who are undergoing a pars plana vitrectomy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Vitrectomy Procedure: Pars Plana Vitrectomy

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2012

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Pars Plana Vitrectomy
Pars plana vitrectomy performed in study eye on Day 0.
Procedure: Pars Plana Vitrectomy
Pars plana vitrectomy performed in study eye on Day 0.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of Participants With Vitreous Cell Count of 0 [ Time Frame: Week 4 ]
    The study eye was dilated and the investigator used an instrument to count the number of visible cells in the vitreous, the jelly-like fluid that fills the back of the eye, using the following scale: 0 (no cells) best, +1 (1-10 cells), +2 (11-30 cells), +3 (31-50 cells) and +4 (>50 cells) worst.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who plan on undergoing a pars plana vitrectomy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Require pars plana vitrectomy in at least 1 eye
  • Best corrected visual acuity in the study eye between 20/400 and 20/40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of any NSAIDs (topical or systemic) within 14 days
  • Use of topical or systemic steroids within 30 days
  • Active eye infection in either eye
  • Any eye surgery within 6 months
  • Prior pars plana vitrectomy, YAG capsulotomy or uveitis

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01319318

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United States, Texas
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Medical Director Allergan
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Responsible Party: Allergan Identifier: NCT01319318    
Other Study ID Numbers: GMA-OZU-10-017
First Posted: March 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: July 2, 2013
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013