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The purpose of this study is to determine if Macugen™ reduces foveal thickness and improves vision in patients with wet AMD.
This will be a randomized, double-masked, controlled, dose-ranging, multi-center comparative trial, in parallel groups. Patients will be stratified by clinical center and foveal thickness to be treated either Macugen or a sham injection. After 24 weeks, all patients will treated with Macugen until the end of the study at 54 weeks.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Macugen ™ (pegaptanib sodium injection)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:12-0400
To evaluate the efficacy, based on the best-corrected visual acuity (using the ETDRS chart), of a 0.3 mg/eye pegaptanib sodium intravitreous injection given every 6 weeks for 54 weeks in p...
The purpose of the trial is to compare whether Macugen (pegaptanib sodium) in combination with PDT with Visudyne (verteporfin) is safe and effective in slowing down the leakage of fluid w...
The purpose of the study is to determine whether pegaptanib sodium (Macugen) is safe and effective in slowing the leakage of fluid within the retina and thereby stabilizing or improving vi...
An open label, non-comparative, multicenter, non-interventional, post marketing surveillance study to evaluate the overall safety and tolerability of pegaptanib sodium(Macugen) in the trea...
The objectives of this study are to characterize the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of pegaptanib when given as 1 or 3mg/eye intravitreous injections every 6 weeks for 54 weeks ...
To assess outcomes of the treat-and-extend (T&E) injection regimen for neovascular age related macular degeneration (AMD) as compared to either a monthly or a pro-re-nata (PRN) treatment strategy.
To determine the significance of the correlation between optical coherence tomographic (OCT) findings and focal macular electroretinograms (fmERG) at 12 months after beginning intravitreal injections ...
Geographic atrophy (GA) is the late stage of non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration. A lack of animal models for GA has hampered treatment efforts. Presented herein is a rat model for GA usi...
To demonstrate the advantage of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) for the diagnosis and management of proliferative macular telangiectasia type 2 (MacTel2) masquerading as neovascular ag...
To investigate the relationship between perfusion of the choriocapillaris (CC) and macular function in eyes with intermediate age-related macular degeneration.
A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.
A retrogressive pathological change in the retina, focal or generalized, caused by genetic defects, inflammation, trauma, vascular disease, or aging. Degeneration affecting predominantly the macula lutea of the retina is MACULAR DEGENERATION. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p304)
Specialized ophthalmic technique used in the surgical repair and or treatment of disorders that include retinal tears or detachment; MACULAR HOLES; hereditary retinal disease; AIDS-related retinal infections; ocular tumors; MACULAR DEGENERATION; DIABETIC RETINOPATHY; and UVEITIS.
A form of RETINAL DEGENERATION in which abnormal CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION occurs under the RETINA and MACULA LUTEA, causing bleeding and leaking of fluid. This leads to bulging and or lifting of the macula and the distortion or destruction of central vision.
A family of mechanosensitive sodium channels found primarily in NEMATODES where they play a role in CELLULAR MECHANOTRANSDUCTION. Degenerin sodium channels are structurally-related to EPITHELIAL SODIUM CHANNELS and are named after the fact that loss of their activity results in cellular degeneration.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...