Anti-Angiogenic Therapy in Ophthalmology by Andreas Stahl

By Andreas Stahl

This ebook presents a concise evaluation over the pathology of retinal angiogenic ailments and explains why anti-angiogenic remedy is valuable in such a lot of sufferers. The reader is guided throughout the a number of medical symptoms for anti-angiogenic remedy and made conscious of its benefits in addition to present demanding situations and obstacles. it truly is defined how, because its creation for the remedy of exudative age-related macular degeneration in 2006, anti-angiogenic remedy has revolutionized the way we deal with quite a number ocular ailments. all the authors are demonstrated specialists of their respective fields who percentage their large wisdom and medical event with the reader. This publication is either a precious creation to anti-angiogenic treatment in ophthalmology and a day by day spouse for all ophthalmologists seeing sufferers with essentially the most regularly occurring retinal diseases.

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49 years) after entering either the ANCHOR or MARINA trials (Rofagha et al. 2013). Vision outcomes varied widely; whilst 37 % of eyes had VA of 20/70 or better and 43 % of eyes had a stable VA compared with baseline, 37 % of eyes were legally blind, with a VA of 20/200 or worse in the study eye. 6 ETDRS letters when compared with baseline measures. Despite being the longest period of follow-up available in a cohort of patients treated for nvAMD with anti-VEGF agents, this study had multiple limitations.

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