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Register: CTRI
Last refreshed on: 14 January 2019
Main ID:  CTRI/2009/091/000923
Date of registration: 23-11-2009
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: Aurolab
Public title: The safety and efficacy of silicone tube for the management of watering eye
Scientific title: Prospective clinical evaluation of Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) with lacrimal intubation
Date of first enrolment: 30-11-2009
Target sample size: 0
Recruitment status: Open to Recruitment
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Single Arm Trial
Method of generating randomization sequence:Not Applicable Method of allocation concealment:Not Applicable Blinding and masking:Open Label
Phase:  Phase 4
Countries of recruitment
Name: Dr. Usha Kim   
Address:  Aravind Eye Hospital Anna Nagar 625 020 Madurai, TAMIL NADU India
Telephone: 91-452 4356100
Affiliation:  Aravind Eye Hospital
Name: Mr. A. Heber David   
Address:  Aravind Eye Hospital Anna Nagar 625 020 Madurai, TAMIL NADU India
Telephone: 91-452 4356100
Affiliation:  Aravind Eye Hospital
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: Subjects having epiphora
Canalicular blockade ascertained with probing
Chronic dacryocystitis

Exclusion criteria: Absent puncta
Acute on chronic dacryocrystitis
Noticeable lid laxity
Previous lacrimal surgery
Patients younger than 15 years
Suspicion of malignancy
Post traumatic lids

Age minimum:
Age maximum:
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Intervention1: Lacrimal silicone intubation: Device
Control Intervention1: NIL: NIL
Primary Outcome(s)
Resolution of epiphora------Timepoint: 15th day, 1st month, 6th month, and 12th month.
Secondary Outcome(s)
Post operative complications------Timepoint: 15th day, 1st month, 6th month and 12th month
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Aurolab, Madurai, India
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
Date Posted:
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