Response to Ranibizumab in Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (PCV)and SNPs

This study has been completed.
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Nihon University Identifier:
First received: January 5, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2011
History: No changes posted

To determine whether complement factor H (CFH) and age-related maculopathy susceptibility 2 (ARMS2) genotypes have a pharmacogenetic effect on the treatment of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) with ranibizumab.

Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Association of Complement Factor H and ARMS2 Genotypes With Response of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy to Intravitreal Ranibizumab

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Further study details as provided by Nihon University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Association of Complement Factor H and ARMS2 Genotypes with Response of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasuculopathy to Intravitral Ranibizumab [ Time Frame: a month after injection ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

white blood cell

Enrollment: 74
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

outpatients in hospital


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
  • must have injection of Ranibizumab

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01271426

Surugadai Nihon university hospital
1-8-13 Kandasurugadai Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 101-8309
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nihon University
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT01271426     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NihonU-1
Study First Received: January 5, 2011
Last Updated: January 5, 2011
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Keywords provided by Nihon University:
Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy
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