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Pegaptanib Sodium Compared to Sham Injection in Patients With DME Involving the Center of the Macula

This study has been completed.
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Eyetech Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: June 24, 2002
Last updated: May 2, 2006
Last verified: May 2006
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 vision when compared to placebo injections. A total of 176 patients will be enrolled

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Macular Edema Drug: pegaptanib sodium (Macugen) Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Randomized, Controlled, Double-Masked, Dose-Finding, Multi-Center, Comparative Trial, in Parallel Groups, to Establish the Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Intravitreal Injections of EYE001 (Anti-VEGF Pegylated Aptamer), Given Every 6 Weeks for 12 to 30 Weeks to Patients With Clinically Significant Diabetic Macular Edema (CSME) Involving the Center of the Macula

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Further study details as provided by Eyetech Pharmaceuticals:

Estimated Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: October 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients with clinically significant DME, VA 20/50-20/320 in the study eye and 20/100 in the fellow eye

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  More Information Identifier: NCT00040313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EOP1005
Study First Received: June 24, 2002
Last Updated: May 2, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Edema
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017