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Uveitis encompasses a wide variety of sight-threatening diseases characterized by intraocular inflammation. It is often classified as infectious and non-infectious uveitis. Unlike infectious uveitis, a distinct infectious agent cannot be identified in non-infectious uveitis and disease origin is usually autoimmune, drug related, or idiopathic.
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Name: International ophthalmology
Idiopathic uveitis is frequently the most common diagnosis in series from uveitis clinics. We sought to determine the percentage of patients initially diagnosed as idiopathic, non-infectious uveitis r...
Corticosteroids are essential in the treatment of non-infectious uveitis, rheumatic diseases, autoimmune diseases, allergy, and in the therapy and prevention of transplant rejection. In addition to th...
Non-infectious uveitis represents a sub-type of intraocular inflammation often associated with disorders of immune dysregulation. If untreated, the intraocular inflammation may progress to severe visu...
Topical corticosteroids are effective anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of anterior uveitis. The intraocular efficacy of topical corticosteroids mostly depends on their intraocular permeability...
Nearly one-half of all uveitis cases seen at tertiary referral centers have no identifiable cause. Many systemic, paraocular, intraocular, topical medications, and even vaccines can induce intraocular...
In this study, PP-001 is assessed for safety and efficacy in patients diagnosed with non-infectious chronic uveitis. PP-001 is a novel small molecule that inhibits a specific enzyme (Dihyd...
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib versus placebo for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of non-infectious uveitis in participants failing t...
This observational study will evaluate the safety, efficacy, characteristics of patients, characteristics of physicians and quality of life in patients who are prescribed OZURDEX® as trea...
The study aims to evaluate the potential role of ACTH gel in the management of non-infectious uveitis.
Open-label safety study of suprachoroidal triamcinolone acetone injectable suspension in patients with non-infectious uveitis.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
Adjunctive computer programs in providing drug treatment to patients.
Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
Human histocompatibility (HLA) surface antigen encoded by the B locus on chromosome 6. It is strongly associated with acute anterior uveitis (UVEITIS, ANTERIOR); ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS; and REACTIVE ARTHRITIS.
Inflammation of the choroid as well as the retina and vitreous body. Some form of visual disturbance is usually present. The most important characteristics of posterior uveitis are vitreous opacities, choroiditis, and chorioretinitis.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
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Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...