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Use of Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Patients With Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417716
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2006 by Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 4, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 4, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México

Brief Summary:
Intravitreal Bevacizumab is an effective treatment for the diffuse diabetic macular edema

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Diabetic Macular Edema Drug: Intravitreal Bevacizumab Phase 3

Detailed Description:
A non-randomized prospective clinical interventional study which includes 45 non previously treated patients with DME. The patients received a single intravitreal injection of 2.5 mg bevacizumab. Follow-up included clinical examination (best corrected visual acuity (BCVA, intraocular pressure (IOP), cataract grading, DME characteristics and systemic check-up) pre-injection, at first visit, at weeks 1 and 2 and months 1 and 3. OCT and fluorescein angiography was evaluated at months 1 and 3.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 45 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of a Single Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab in Patients With Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema
Study Start Date : September 2005
Study Completion Date : May 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Edema
Drug Information available for: Bevacizumab
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. BCVA
  2. Fluorescein Angiography
  3. Optical Coherence Tomography


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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Macular edema involving the center of the macula demonstrated on OCT
  • Clear ocular media
  • Untreated patients
  • Older than 45 years
  • BCVA of the fellow eye at least 20/100

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Renal diabetic disease, uncontrolled hypertension or stroke history
  • Other ocular disease
  • Ocular surgery excepting uncomplicated phacoemulsification
  • History of photocoagulation (panretinal or focal)
  • History of another intravitreal treatment (like triamcinolone)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00417716


Locations
Mexico
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Mexico city, Distrito Federal, Mexico, 04030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Adriana Solís-Vivanco, MD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Study Chair: Jans Fromow-Guerra, MD PhD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Study Chair: Elizabeth Reyna-Castelán Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Study Chair: Juan M Jiménez-Sierra, MD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Study Chair: Myriam Hernández-Rojas, MD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Study Chair: Griselda Alvarez-Rivera, MD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México
Study Director: Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, MD Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417716     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: APEC-0011
First Posted: January 4, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 4, 2007
Last Verified: June 2006

Keywords provided by Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México:
Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema
Intravitreal Bevacizumab
Anti-VEGF drugs

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Edema
Macular Edema
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Bevacizumab
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents