Last updated on August 2018

Dresden Glaucoma and Treatment Study (DGTS)


Brief description of study

To assure the quality of follow-up and treatment, data of glaucoma patients are stored and evaluated after anonymisation.

Detailed Study Description

The aim of the study is to evaluate the quality of follow-up and treatment by means of consecutive data collection and anonymised analysis of all glaucoma patients of a tertiary university hospital glaucoma service.

Parameters being analyzed are:

Age, sex, refraction, family history, known duration of glaucoma, highest intraocular pressure before treatment, systemic and topical medication, previous ocular surgery.

24h Goldmann-applanation tonometry, biomicroscopy, gonioscopy, Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph (HRT), glaucoma diagnosis with Scanning-Laser-Polarimetry (GDx), optical coherence tomography (OCT), Pentacam, Ocular Response Analyzer (ORA), Corvis ST (Corneal Visualization with the Scheimpflug Technology), perimetry

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02959242

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Recruitment Status: Open


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