TITLE

Ranibizumab and the eye

AUTHOR(S)
Noble, Jason; Chaudhary, Varun
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p822
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the use of the VEGF-A inhibitor ranibizumab as treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration. It states that several large randomized controlled trials have been conducted to examine the efficacy and safety of ranibizumab. It also says that systemic adverse effects after the injection of ranibizumab are rare occurrences, however, patients who suffered from these effects should be referred for ophthalmic evaluation.
ACCESSION #
61405038

 

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