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Octreotide Acetate in Microspheres in Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy

2014-08-27 03:52:28 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The most common ocular disease in patients with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, is present in approximately 40% of diabetic patients; about 8% of diabetic patients have vision threatening diabetic retinopathy. Although intensive control of blood glucose has been shown to reduce the development and progression of diabetic retinopathy, intensive control of glucose is usually not achieved in clinical practice.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Diabetic Retinopathy

Intervention

Octreotide Acetate in Microspheres

Location

Novartis
East Hanover
New Jersey
United States

Status

Completed

Source

Novartis

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:52:28-0400

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