Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2008 by Isfahan Ophthalmology Research Center.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : June 23, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2008
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Isfahan Ophthalmology Research Center

Brief Summary:

Diabetic macular edema is a common cause of visual loss among diabetic patients. Studies have demonstrated the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the pathogenesis of edema.

This study designed to evaluate the effect of Intravitreal injection of a recombinant monoclonal anti-VEGF antibody, Bevacizumab, for treatment of diabetic macular edema.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Macular Edema Diabetic Retinopathy Drug: Bevacizumab Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)

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MedlinePlus related topics: Edema
Drug Information available for: Bevacizumab

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Clinically significant macular edema
  • Possibility of performing macular OCT
  • Consent of patient for inclusion in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of macular photocoagulation in less than 6 months of inclusion in the study
  • Necessity of surgical intervention
  • Rejection of the remaining in the study by patient Identifier: NCT00703235     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MUI - clinical - 185290
First Posted: June 23, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Edema
Diabetic Retinopathy
Signs and Symptoms
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Diabetic Angiopathies
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents