Trabeculectomy Versus Canaloplasty to Treat Glaucoma

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    60
  • sponsor
    University of Cologne
Updated on 7 November 2020
mitomycin
ophthalmic solution
trabeculectomy
pigmentary glaucoma

Summary

The aim of the study is to investigate pressure lowering effect of two surgical methods canaloplasty and trabeculectomy in patients with open angle glaucoma, in which under local pressure lowering therapy the progression of the disease could not be stopped, and thus a pressure lowering surgical intervention is necessary. The risks in the postoperative course in Canaloplasty in the literature as lower than for the trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C. Conversely, large glaucoma centers questioning the effectiveness of permanent pressure lowering of canaloplasty. Precisely this question is investigated in the study.

Details
Condition Glaucoma
Treatment Canaloplasty, Trabeculectomy with mitomycin C
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT00854256
SponsorUniversity of Cologne
Last Modified on7 November 2020

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