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A Study of the iStent in Combo With Cataract Surgery in Newly Diagnosed Open Angle Glaucoma or OH Patients.

2014-07-24 14:24:56 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the iStent trabecular micro-bypass stent in reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) in subjects with newly diagnosed open-angle glaucoma and subjects diagnosed with Ocular hypertension.

Description

The study will compare the reduction in IOP of those subjects implanted with two Glaukos micro-stents with the reduction in IOP for patients receiving only primary medical therapy (Xalatan - Latanoprost) or cataract surgery alone. Both groups will undergo routine cataract surgery.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Open-Angle Glaucoma

Intervention

Glaucoma Surgery, cataract surgery only

Location

Vienna Medical Hospital
Vienna
Austria
A-1090

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Glaukos Corporation

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:24:56-0400

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