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Vue d’ensemble des pratiques médicales dans la DMLA exsudative en France

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Massé, H
Wolff, B
Bonnabel, A
Bourhis, A
Cornut, P L
De Bats, F
Gualino, V
Halfon, J
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Published in Journal français d'ophtalmologie. 2016, vol. 39, no. 1, p. 40-7
Abstract Wet AMD is characterized by the formation of choroidal neovascularization, mediated by vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and responsible for a decrease in visual acuity and metamorphopsia of sudden onset. Intravitreal anti-VEGF can stabilize or even improve visual acuity. Although there is a consensus among ophthalmologists about the induction phase injection of anti-VEGF, there appear to be differences in practice regarding therapeutic treatment modalities. The goal of this work was to explore this hypothesis and to better understand real life practices.
Keywords AdultAgedClinical ProtocolsDisease ManagementDrug Administration ScheduleFemaleFrance/epidemiologyHumansIntravitreal InjectionsMaleMiddle AgedOphthalmology/statistics & numerical dataPractice Patterns, Physicians'/statistics & numerical dataReceptors, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor/antagonists & inhibitorsRecurrenceSurveys and QuestionnairesVascular Endothelial Growth Factor A/antagonists & inhibitorsWet Macular Degeneration/diagnosis/epidemiology/therapy
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PMID: 26747017
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Research group Ophtalmologie expérimentale (925)
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MASSÉ, H et al. Vue d’ensemble des pratiques médicales dans la DMLA exsudative en France. In: Journal français d'ophtalmologie, 2016, vol. 39, n° 1, p. 40-7. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:93168

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