Chapter 19. Ophthalmology

  1. David Machin3,4,5,
  2. Simon Day6 and
  3. Sylvan Green7
  1. Jonathan C.K. Clarke1 and
  2. Peng-Tee Khaw2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch19

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Clarke, J. C.K. and Khaw, P.-T. (2006) Ophthalmology, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 4

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 6

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 7

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Moorfields Eye Hospital and Institute of Ophthalmology, MEM & 100, University College London, 11–43 Bath Street, London EC1V 9EL, UK

  2. 2

    Moorfields Eye Hospital and Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, 11–43 Bath Street, London EC1V 9EL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167

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Keywords:

  • ophthalmology - measuring visual acuity outcomes;
  • LogMAR and Snellen charts;
  • glaucoma - visual field analysis;
  • glaucomatous optic neuropathy;
  • Diabetic retinopathy with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Outcome Issues Pertaining to Ophthalmology

  • Ophthalmology and Clinical Trials

  • Important Methodological Issues

  • Clinical Trials of Chronic Diseases

  • Trials of Surgical Devices

  • Summary of Trials in Ophthalmology

  • Acknowledgements

  • References