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Mitomycin-c Application for PRK

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: NCT01504282
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 5, 2012
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Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of 5 seconds mitomycin-C (MMC) application during photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for patients with low myopia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Myopia Drug: mitomycin-C Drug: Placebo Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Mitomycin-c Application for Photorefractive Keratectomy

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: MMC group
One eye of each patient was randomly assigned to receive intraoperative topical 0.02% MMC for 5 seconds.
Drug: mitomycin-C
Placebo Comparator: BSS group
One eye of each patient was randomly assigned to receive balanced salt solution (BSS) with the same manner.
Drug: Placebo
balanced salt solution (BSS)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Central corneal endothelial cell density (ECD) 6 months after the PRK [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The inclusion criteria was ablation depth less than 65 µm,
  • a stable refractive error for at least 1 year
  • corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA) of 0.1 LogMAR or better.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with keratoconus suspect,
  • excessive dry eyes,
  • impaired wound healing processes,
  • lenticular changes,
  • corneal dystrophy,
  • history of ocular surgery,
  • anterior or posterior uveitis,
  • glaucoma and retinal diseases were excluded.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01504282

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Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ophthalmic Research Center
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 16666
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT01504282    
Other Study ID Numbers: 8901
First Posted: January 5, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 5, 2012
Last Verified: June 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Refractive Errors
Eye Diseases
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors