Open label, prospective, double arm, randomized, pilot study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the same day administration of PDT with verteporfin and an intravitreal injection of ranibizumab vs. ranibizumab monotherapy for the treatment of subfoveal CNV secondary to neovascular age related macular degeneration in the Asian population


Grant Data
Project Title
Open label, prospective, double arm, randomized, pilot study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the same day administration of PDT with verteporfin and an intravitreal injection of ranibizumab vs. ranibizumab monotherapy for the treatment of subfoveal CNV secondary to neovascular age related macular degeneration in the Asian population
Principal Investigator
Dr Lai, Wai Kwan Wico   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Miss Chan Wing Suet Catherine   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Wong David Sai Hung   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Li Kenneth Kai Wang   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Lam Cindy Lo Kuen   (Co-Investigator)
Professor McGhee Sarah   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
18
Start Date
2008-07-01
Completion Date
2009-12-31
Amount
500000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Lucentis, Choroidal neovascularization, Photodynamic therapy, Visudyne, Quality of life
Discipline
Vision
Panel
Medicine
Sponsor
Other projects
Grant Type
Pharmaceutical Industry - General Award
Funding Year
2007/2008
Status
On-going