Pediatric Glaucoma | Comparison of the Ahmed Glaucoma Valve FP7 and FP8 in Pediatric Glaucoma
Pediatric Glaucoma research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
The purpose of this study is to compare the success rates and complications of two models of
Ahmed glaucoma implants (FP7 and FP8) in patients with pediatric glaucoma.
Who is eligible to participate?
- Diagnostic of Pediatric Glaucoma with indication of Ahmed Glaucoma Valve implantation
- Age from 0 to 10 years old
- Children older then 10 years old
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Device:FP7 Ahmed Glaucoma Drainage ImplantAhmed Glaucoma Valve model FP7
Device:FP8 Glaucoma Drainage ImplantAhmed Glaucoma Valve model FP8
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
Start Date: December 2011
Phase: Phase 4
Primary Outcome: Position of the drainage implant plate
Secondary Outcome: As a secondary outcome, we evaluate the variation in IOP preoperative and postoperative.
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Principal Investigator: Camila F Netto, MD
Lead Sponsor: Federal University of São Paulo