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Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration With Anecortave Acetate

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Alcon Research
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joan, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00211458
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: October 24, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to provide compassionate use of anecortave acetate sterile suspension of 15 mg for a series of five patients as a means to control classic neovascularization following failure of treatment with photodynamic therapy using Visudyne.


Condition Intervention Phase
Macular Degeneration
Drug: Anecortave Acetate Sterile Suspension (15 mg)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration With Open-label Anecortave Acetate Sterile Suspension (15mg) Following Failed Treatment With Photodynamic Therapy With Visudyne

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Further study details as provided by Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital:

Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Clinical diagnosis of patients that previously had a failure of treatment with photodynamic therapy using Visudyne.
  2. Patients must be at least 50 years of age.
  3. Visual acuity of 20/30 to 20/320 in study eye on the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) visual acuity chart
  4. Visual acuity of 20/800 or better in fellow eye on the ETDRS visual acuity chart

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patient with significantly compromised visual acuity in the study eye due to concomitant ocular conditions.
  2. Patients who have undergone intraocular surgery within the last 2 months.
  3. Patient participating in any other investigational drug study.
  4. Use of an investigational drug or treatment related or unrelated to their condition within 30 days prior to receipt of study medication.
  5. Inability to obtain photographs to document choroidal neovascularization (CNV) (including difficulty with venous access).
  6. Patient with significant liver disease or uremia.
  7. Patient with known adverse reaction to fluorescein and indocyanine green or iodine.
  8. Patient has a history of any medical condition which would preclude scheduled visits or completion of study
  9. Patient has had insertion of scleral buckle in the study eye
  10. Patient has received radiation treatment
  11. Patient is on anticoagulant therapy with the exception of aspirin
  12. Patient is pregnant or nursing.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00211458

Locations
United States, New York
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
Alcon Research
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jason S Slakter, MD Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Joan, Jason Slakter, M.D., Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00211458     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Failed PDT treated with AA
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: October 24, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital:
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Eye Diseases
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Anecortave
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Growth Inhibitors
Growth Substances
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 25, 2014