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Comparison Between Deep Sclerectomy and Traditional Trabeculotomy & Trabeculectomy in Congenital Glaucoma

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2011 by Dr. Ahmed Mousa, King Saud University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 26, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 26, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Ahmed Mousa, King Saud University

Brief Summary:
The investigators hypothesize that deep sclerectomy in congenital glaucoma is a safer procedure and may yield better results than trabeculotomy trabeculectomy approach.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Congenital Glaucoma Procedure: Deep Sclerectomy Procedure: Combined Trab Phase 1

Detailed Description:
Non penetrating glaucoma surgery depends on filtration through trabeculo-descmeto window as well as supra-choroidal space less to sub-conjunctival rout. the nature of the operation keeps the globe intact without penetration that leads to less complications compared to penetrating trabeculectomy combined with trabeculotomy.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison Between The Outcome of Deep Sclerectomy and Traditional Trabeculotomy and Trabeculectomy Surgeries in Congenital Glaucoma
Study Start Date : November 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: DS arm
Deep sclerectomy surgery will be conduct in this arm
Procedure: Deep Sclerectomy
Non penetrating glaucoma surgery is a new procedure in adults that has less post operative complications with good results, it is to be applied in children.
Other Name: Non penetrating DS

Active Comparator: Trab arm
combined Trabeculectomy and Trabeculotomy surgery will be conducted in this arm
Procedure: Combined Trab
Combined trabeculectomy and trabeculotomy is a standard surgery for congenital glaucoma, however, it has its known complications.
Other Name: Combined Trabeculectomy Trabeculotomy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. reduction in IOP [ Time Frame: 6 month ]
    decrease in the intraocular pressure to the normal limit (<22 - >6) mmHg

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any case diagnosed as congenital glaucoma with enlarged corneal diameter more than 11 mm and intra-ocular pressure above 21 mmHg, including corneal edema or Habb's Stria with or without optic disc cupping.
  • Any case diagnosed as primary or secondary congenital glaucoma to ocular or systemic abnormalities.
  • Within the age of (0 - 12).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cases of congenital glaucoma with previous intervention.
  • Age above 12 Yrs.
  • Cases with secondary glaucoma caused by surgical intervention, ocular co-morbidity, medications or trauma

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01460017

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Saudi Arabia
King Abdul Aziz University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11411
Contact: Saleh A. Al-Obeidan, MD    +96614786100 ext 1425   
Contact: Essam A. Osman, FRCS    +966507449080   
Sub-Investigator: Essam A. Osman, FRCS         
Sub-Investigator: Ahmed M Abdel-Rahim, Ph. D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
King Saud University
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Principal Investigator: Saleh A. Al-Obeidan, MD King Saud University
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Responsible Party: Dr. Ahmed Mousa, Lecturer, King Saud University Identifier: NCT01460017    
Other Study ID Numbers: E-11-487
First Posted: October 26, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Eye Abnormalities
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Congenital Abnormalities
Infant, Newborn, Diseases