A Novel Technique for the Removal of Pterygiums
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||The University of The West Indies|
|Start date||December 2013|
|End date||December 2014|
|Trial size||50 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02321150, KJebodhsingh|
The aim of this study is to introduce a new surgical technique for the removal of pterygiums that entails the use of bipolar electrocautery to secure the graft, rather than sutures.
With this, the objective is to evaluate the benefits of a new technique for pterygium surgery with respect to postoperative patient comfort, surgery time, cost and recurrence rate.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||single blind (subject)|
time frame: Day 1
time frame: Week 1
time frame: Week 2
time frame: Week 3
time frame: Week 7
time frame: 3 months
time frame: day 1
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
- Patients with one or more pterygiums over age 18
- Patients with glaucoma
|Official title||A Novel Technique for the Removal of Pterygiums|
|Principal investigator||Kim N Jebodhsingh, MBBS, DABO|
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