AMD: A Revolution In Therapy Begins

Rosenfeld, Philip
March 2005
Review of Ophthalmology;Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p96
Trade Publication
Assesses the effectiveness of Macugen, an ophthalmic drug from Eyetech Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Pfizer Inc., that specifically targets the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) to treat age-related macular degeneration. Correlation between elevated levels of VEGF and various diseases that affect the eye; Characteristics of Macugen; Therapies that comprise the anti-VEGF therapeutic technique; Various approaches for attacking VEGF; Clinical trials that focus on anti-VEGF therapeutic techniques. INSETS: Untitled;Self-Assessment Questions.


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