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Efficacy of Oral Colchicine in Prevention of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Information source: Shahid Beheshti Medical University
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Condition(s) targeted: Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Intervention: colchicine (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Active, not recruiting

Sponsored by: Shahid Beheshti Medical University

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Hamid Ahmadieh, MD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Ophthalmic Research Center of Shaheed Beheshti Medical University


This clinical trial will test the efficacy and safety of oral colchicine in prevention of proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) in cases of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Clinical Details

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome:

proliferative vitreoretinopathy

retinal reattachment rate

Secondary outcome:

visual acuity


macular pucker


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 65 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Exclusion Criteria:

- PVR grade C

- Duration of retinal detachment ≥ one month

- History of cataract surgery

- History of RD surgery

Locations and Contacts

Hamid Ahmadieh,MD, Tehran 16666, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Additional Information

Starting date: March 2004
Last updated: October 6, 2006

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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