Antiangiogenic Therapy With Bevacizumab in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Structural Outcome
Purpose:Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) continues tobe a major cause of blindness in children. Although ablation of the retina with laser or cryotherapy reduces the incidence of blindness by suppressing the neovascular phase of ROP the visual outcomes after treatment are often poor. Vascular endothelial growth factor(VEGF) has an important role in the pathogenesis of ROP and inhibition of VEGF expression in the neovascular phase might prevent destructive neovascularization in ROP. The aim of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México Hospital "Luis Sanchez Bulnes"
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00346814
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Retinopathy Of Prematurity
A bilateral retinopathy occurring in premature infants treated with excessively high concentrations of oxygen, characterized by vascular dilatation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment, with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass that can be seen as a dense retrolental membrane. Usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia, and blindness may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The administration of substances into the VITREOUS BODY of the eye with a hypodermic syringe.
Monitoring of fetal heart frequency before birth in order to assess impending prematurity in relation to the pattern or intensity of antepartum UTERINE CONTRACTION.
Total or subtotal destruction of the pituitary gland by chemical injection. It is usually achieved by injection of ethyl alcohol via trans-sphenoidal cannulation under stereotaxic control. It is usually performed for the treatment of intractable pain.
Degenerative changes to the RETINA due to HYPERTENSION.
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