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The objective of this pilot study is to evaluate the efficacy of intensive fixed monthly dosing of intravitreal Lucentis® (Ranibizumab) for the treatment of SRF and PED in neovascular AMD which is persistent to anti-VEGF (anti-vascular endothelial growth factor) monotherapy.
PEDs occur in up to 62% of eyes with advanced AMD. Numerous treatment options have been employed for PEDs in AMD, including laser therapies and intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF antibodies. However, eyes with PEDs were excluded from the larger clinical trials that used macular laser, photodynamic therapy, or ranibizumab to treat neovascular AMD; therefore, the efficacy of such options is still unclear for eyes with PEDs in neovascular AMD. Additionally, PED lesions have been reported to show less morphological and functional response to anti-VEGF monotherapy than eyes with other CNV lesions subtypes.
Based on the generally poor prognosis of PEDs and the lack of sufficient data in the literature regarding the effectiveness of fixed monthly dosing of Lucentis® (Ranibizumab) therapy, the investigators designed a prospective study to evaluate the effect of intensive fixed monthly dosing of Ranibizumab for the treatment of SRF associated with PED in neovascular AMD which is persistent to previous anti-VEGF monotherapy.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Wet Macular Degeneration
Seoul National University Hospital
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-26T05:53:21-0400
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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.
Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms.