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Report examines factors for non-response to AMD injections
Report examines factors for non-response to AMD injections (April 9, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Japan - A new report published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology examines factors that may predict non-response to intravitreal injections for age-related macular degeneration. Researchers studied 141 AMD patients who had received intravitreal injections with ranibizumab for 3 months followed by pro re nata injections for 9 months. Results showed that initial fibrovascular pigment epithelial detachment and serious PED were linked with non-respsonse, as was type 1 choroidal nevascularization as judged by fundus findings.
 
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