Extraction form for project: Acupuncture for glaucoma (2013)

Arms

Arm NameArm Description
Auricular acupressure
Sham

Arm Details

1. Number of eyes/participants randomized in this study
Auricular acupressure
Sham
2. Number of eyes/participants lost follow-up in this study
Auricular acupressure
Sham
3. Number of eyes/participants analyzed in this study
Auricular acupressure
Sham
4. Description of interventions
Type "None" if no additional description
Auricular acupressure
Sham

Design

1. Study design
2. Number randomized (total and per group)
3. Number analyzed (total and per group)
4. Exclusions and loss to follow-up
5. Study follow-up
6. Country
7. Age (mean +/- SD, range), years
8. Gender
9. Inclusion criteria
10. Exclusion criteria
11. Treatment or intervention 1
12. Control or intervention 2
13. General procedures (e.g., pre-op or post-op tests, medications, procedures)
14. Primary outcome(s)
15. Secondary outcome(s)
16. Measurements taken, specify intervals at which outcomes assessed
17. Unit of analysis (individual or eye)
18. Other issues with outcome assessment (e.g., quality control for outcomes if any)
19. Study dates
20. Funding source(s)
21. Publication language
22. Random sequence generation (selection bias):Authors' judgement
23. Random sequence generation (selection bias):Support for judgement
24. Allocation concealment (selection bias):Authors' judgement
25. Allocation concealment (selection bias):Support for judgement
26. Blinding of participants and personnel (performance bias):Authors' judgement
27. Blinding of participants and personnel (performance bias):Support for judgement
28. Blinding of outcome assessment (detection bias):Authors' judgement
29. Blinding of outcome assessment (detection bias):Support for judgement
30. Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias):Authors' judgement
31. Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias):Support for judgement
32. Selective reporting (reporting bias):Authors' judgement
33. Selective reporting (reporting bias):Support for judgement
34. Other bias:Authors' judgement
35. Other bias:Support for judgement

Outcomes

TypeDomainSpecific MeasurementPopulationsTimepoints
ContinuousIntraocular pressure
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
ContinuousUncorrected visual acuity
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
ContinuousBest-corrected visual acuity
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
ContinuousChange in visual field
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
ContinuousReduction of IOP
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
CategoricalProgression of optic disc damage or nerve fiber layer loss
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
Categoricalquality of life
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)
CategoricalEconomic data
  • All Participants
  • Right eyes
  • Left eyes
  • 4 (Weeks)
  • 8 (weeks)

Baselines

N/A

Outcome Details

1. Were data available?
Intraocular pressure
Uncorrected visual acuity
Best-corrected visual acuity
Change in visual field
Reduction of IOP
Progression of optic disc damage or nerve fiber layer loss
quality of life
Economic data
2. Time points for which data were reported:
Only specify other time points if >3 years; select N/A when outcome not reported by this trial
Intraocular pressure
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
Uncorrected visual acuity
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
Best-corrected visual acuity
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
Change in visual field
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
Reduction of IOP
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
Progression of optic disc damage or nerve fiber layer loss
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
quality of life
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
Economic data
Short term: outcomes up to one year
Long term: longer than one year
Other (please specify):
3. Any other relevant information about how data were collected or reported?
Type "None" if no additional comments
Intraocular pressure
Uncorrected visual acuity
Best-corrected visual acuity
Change in visual field
Reduction of IOP
Progression of optic disc damage or nerve fiber layer loss
quality of life
Economic data

Results

Categorical


Progression of optic disc damage or nerve fiber layer loss

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham

quality of life

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham

Economic data

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham

Continuous


Intraocular pressure

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
4 (Weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
8 (weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
4 (Weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
8 (weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham

Uncorrected visual acuity

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
4 (Weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
8 (weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
4 (Weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
8 (weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham

Best-corrected visual acuity

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
4 (Weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
8 (weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham
4 (Weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
8 (weeks)
N Analyzed
Mean Difference
95% CI low
95% CI high
P-value
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Auricular acupressure
vs.
Sham

Change in visual field

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham

Reduction of IOP

All Participants
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Right eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
Left eyes
Descriptive StatisticsBetween Arm Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham
4 (Weeks)
8 (weeks)
Within Arm ComparisonsNet Comparisons
Auricular acupressureSham

Quality

1. Adjust Quality Rating (for Key Questions: 1)
Quality Guideline Used:
Select Current Overall Rating:
Notes on this Rating: