Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Versus Transpupillary Thermotherapy (TTT) in Occult Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV) in Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

This study has been terminated.
(Difficulties in recruiting patients)
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Linkoeping Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2006
Last updated: January 11, 2010
Last verified: November 2003

The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of PDT and TTT for the treatment of subfoveal occult CNV in age-related macular degeneration.

Condition Intervention
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Procedure: laser treatment

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Photodynamic Therapy Versus Transpupillary Thermotherapy in Occult CNV in Age-related Macular Degeneration

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Linkoeping:

Study Start Date: November 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 55 years of age,
  • Subfoveal occult only CNV due to AMD,
  • < 4 disc areas or > 4 disc areas
  • VA < 0.4

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sign of classic CNV,
  • CNV in other diagnoses than AMD,
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00347906

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Linkoeping
Principal Investigator: Christina I Frennesson, MD, PhD Linköping University
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00347906     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Dnr 00052
Study First Received: July 3, 2006
Last Updated: January 11, 2010
Health Authority: Sweden: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Choroidal Neovascularization
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Choroid Diseases
Uveal Diseases
Neovascularization, Pathologic
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