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To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 2 dosing regimens of ranibizumab 0.5 mg versus verteporfin photodynamic therapy in Asian patients with visual impairment due to myopic choroidal neovascularization.
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Name: Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.)
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of anti-VEGF monotherapy with verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT) and anti-VEGF combination treatment in neovascular AMD.
Daylight photodynamic therapy has been reported as having similar efficacy to conventional photodynamic therapy in actinic keratosis treatment.
Daylight photodynamic therapy (dPDT) is suggested to be effective for actinic keratosis (AK). We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to compare the efficacy and safety of ...
The most severe visual impairments due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are frequently caused by the occurrence of choroidal neovascularization (CNV). Although photodynamic therapy with verte...
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a light activated drug therapy that can be used to treat a number of cancers and precancers. It is particularly useful in its topical form in dermatology but improvement ...
This study will evaluate the effect of combination therapy with verteporfin photodynamic therapy and ranibizumab on visual acuity and anatomic outcomes compared to ranibizumab monotherapy ...
This pilot study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal ranibizumab used in combination with verteporfin photodynamic therapy (Visudyne®) compared to ranibizumab ...
This study will evaluate the effect of combination therapy with verteporfin photodynamic therapy and ranibizumab on visual acuity compared to ranibizumab monotherapy and the durability of ...
In this pilot study the researchers will evaluate the safety and efficacy of 50% reduced fluence PDT combination therapy with ranibizumab. The researchers hope to gain information regardi...
Ranibizumab is derived from a murine monoclonal anti- vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antibody and can penetrate through the many retinal cell layers following intravitreal injec...
The purified component of HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE, it consists of a mixture of oligomeric porphyrins. It is used in photodynamic therapy (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION); to treat malignant lesions with visible light and experimentally as an antiviral agent. It is the first drug to be approved in the use of PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY in the United States.
A complex mixture of monomeric and aggregated porphyrins used in the photodynamic therapy of tumors (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION). A purified component of this mixture is known as DIHEMATOPORPHYRIN ETHER.
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
Therapy whose primary emphasis is on the physical and social structuring of the environment to promote interpersonal relationships which will be influential in reducing behavioral disturbances of patients.
The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.