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Effect of Intravitreal Bevacizumab on Non -Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Related Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00370786
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 1, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 11, 2008
Information provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the effect of bevacizumab for treatment of non-AMD choroidal neovascularization (CNV); eg:angioid streaks, ocular histoplasmosis, high myopia, idiopathic,etc

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Choroidal Neovascularization Drug: bevacizumab Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 31 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : November 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2008

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Drug Information available for: Bevacizumab

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: bevacizumab

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual acuity [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. central macular thickness [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. leakage in fluorescein angiography [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cases with subfoveal or juxtafoveal CNV due to a non-AMD related cause.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of AMD

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00370786

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Iran, Islamic Republic of
Hamid Ahmadieh, MD
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 16666
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Principal Investigator: Hamid Ahmadieh, MD Ophthalmic Research Center of Shaheed Beheshti Medical University

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Responsible Party: ophthalmic research center Identifier: NCT00370786     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8543
First Posted: September 1, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 11, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

Keywords provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:
Choroidal neovascularization (CNV)
High myopia
angioid streaks
Ocular histoplasmosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neovascularization, Pathologic
Choroidal Neovascularization
Pathologic Processes
Choroid Diseases
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological
Antineoplastic Agents
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors