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Oxigene
Jan 7, 2012
OXiGENE has announced that Dr. Timothy Lai presented encouraging data from the FAVOR study of Zybrestat in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) at the 6th Asia-Pacific VitreoRetina Society (APVRS) Congress in India in December 2011. FAVOR is a Phase 2 study investigating the use of a single intravenous injection of Zybrestat at different...

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Feb 15, 2011
Patients with typical wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may also have signs of polypoidal choroidal lesions using indocyanine green angiography (ICGA), according to a new study. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a condition characterized by multiple, recurrent, serosanguinous pigment epithelial detachment (PED), and...

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Japan
Jan 21, 2011
The genomic contribution of the ARMS2/HTRA1 region of chromosome 10q26 among Japanese patients with typical neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) (also known as typical exudative AMD) and to polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) were very similar, according to a recent study. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a...

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Aug 29, 2010
The polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) phenotype in Caucasian patients is associated with the major alleles in three age-related macular degeneration (AMD)-associated loci, suggesting that PCV and AMD are genetically similar, according to a new research study. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is characterized by aneurysmal dilations...

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Laser eye surgery
Aug 26, 2010
Patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) treated with photodynamic therapy (PDT) have better visual acuity (VA) 1 year after treatment in those patients with better pre-treatment visual acuity, smaller lesion size, and absence of subfoveal lesions, according to a new study. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a condition...

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Aug 20, 2010
Intravitreal Avastin (bevacizumab, IVB) maintains visual acuity of patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) after 1 year of follow-up, according to a new study. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a condition characterized by multiple, recurrent, serosanguinous pigment epithelial detachment (PED), and neurosensory retinal...

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Aug 9, 2010
A review of patients from India with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy finds that the disease is more common in men than women, and that thermal laser and photodynamic therapy PDT were both safe and effective therapies. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a condition characterized by multiple, recurrent, serosanguinous pigment epithelial...

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Jul 29, 2010
Outcomes following photodynamic therapy (PDT) combined with intravitreal Avastin (bevacizumab) injection were superior to PDT monotherapy in patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), according to a new study. Polypoidal chodoridal vasculopathy (PCV) is characterized by a complex of branching vascular networks terminating in...

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Jun 17, 2010
Combined verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT) and Lucentis (ranibizumab) shows promising results for the treatment of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a condition characterized by multiple, recurrent, serosanguinous pigment epithelial detachment (PED), and neurosensory retinal detachment due...

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Angioid streaks
Mar 28, 2010
A case report of a patient with angoid streaks secondary to pseudoxanthoma elasticum that developed polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy is presented. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a condition characterized by multiple, recurrent, serosanguinous pigment epithelial detachment (PED), and neurosensory retinal detachment due to leakage...

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