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Intravitreal Injections of Ranibizumab With Deferred Laser Grid Laser Photocoagulation for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema With Visual Impairment

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: April 4, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Poitiers University Hospital
In the prospective monocentric open label trial patients with diabetic macular edema will be treated with intravitreal injections of ranibizumab given for 3 months then with laser grid at month 4. During follow-up a ranibizumab injection will be performed every 2 months in case of best-corrected visual acuity decreased more than 5 letters.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Macular Edema Drug: ranibizumab Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Poitiers University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of intravitreal injections of ranibizumab [ Time Frame: 1 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • best-corrected visual acuity [ Time Frame: 1 years ]

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: July 2014
Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ranibizumab Drug: ranibizumab


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diabetes mellitus (1 or2)
  • decreased vision from Diabetic Macular Edema (study eye Best Corrected Visual Acuity<69 letters using E.T.D.R.S testing)
  • macular edema

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of severe cardiac disease
  • stroke within 12 months
  • intraocular inflammation
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01823965

Chu de Poitiers
Poitiers, France, 86021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Poitiers University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Poitiers University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01823965     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LLOMD
First Submitted: March 27, 2013
First Posted: April 4, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Edema
Signs and Symptoms
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents