Subretinal Macugen® for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2009 by Klinikum Ludwigshafen.
Recruitment status was Recruiting
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First received: November 7, 2008
Last updated: September 26, 2011
Last verified: July 2009
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of pegaptanib (Macugen®) for neovascular (exudative) age-related macular degeneration (AMD) when the first dose is administered to the submacular space instead of vitreous body in cases when previous state-of-the-art treatment for the AMD was deemed ineffective.
Age-related Macular Degeneration
Drug: Pegaptanib (Macugen®)
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
||Subretinal Macugen® for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (SUMANA)
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Proportion of patients who had lost fewer than 15 letters of visual acuity at 54 weeks [ Time Frame: 54 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Mean change from baseline in total size of lesion and total size of CNV at 12, 24 and 54 weeks [ Time Frame: week 24 and 54 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Changes in best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) from baseline at 54 weeks [ Time Frame: 54 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Mean change from baseline in at week 12 and 24 [ Time Frame: week 12 and 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Proportion of patients who gain ≥ 5, 10, 15 letters of BCVA from baseline at week 24 and 54 [ Time Frame: week 24 and 54 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Proportion of patients who lose less than 15 letters of BCVA from baseline at week 24 and 54 [ Time Frame: week 24 and 54 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Change in area of leakage at 12, 24 and 54 weeks [ Time Frame: weeks 12, 24 and 54 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Mean change in retinal thickness by OCT at center of fovea at 12, 24 and 54 weeks [ Time Frame: weeks 12, 24 and 54 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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| Estimated Study Completion Date:
| Estimated Primary Completion Date:
||March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Drug: Pegaptanib (Macugen®)
Pegaptanib administered to the subretinal space (first dose) and to the vitreous cavity (following doses)
Other Name: Macugen®, Pfizer Pharma GmbH
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||50 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Adults aged 50 years and older with neovascular AMD proven by FA
- Patients who at baseline
- Have a BCVA letter score in the study eye between 20/40 to 20/320 using an ETDRS chart measured at 4 meters or Snellen equivalent
- Have a CNV lesion of any type in the study eye with the following characteristics as determined by fluorescein angiography:
- Evidence that CNV extends under the geometric center of the foveal avascular zone.
- Previous state-of-the-art therapy for the disease is deemed ineffective with following characteristics are given:
- Loss of visual acuity (2 or more Snellen lines) in the previous 3 months defined as either OR
- ≥10% increase in the lesion diameter as assessed by fluorescein angiography in the previous 3 months
- Ability of subject to understand character and individual consequences of clinical trial.
- Signed and dated informed consent of the subject must be available before start of any specific trial procedures.
- Women with childbearing potential practicing a medically accepted contraception (negative pregnancy test result, serum or urine at trial entry).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00788177
|Department of Ophthalmology, Ludwigshafen hospital
|Ludwigshafen, Germany, 67063 |
|Contact: Lars-Olof Hattenbach, MD +49 (621) 503 3051 Hattenbl@klilu.de |
|Principal Investigator: Lars-Olof Hattenbach, MD |
||Lars-Olof Hattenbach, MD
||Department of ophthalmology, Ludwigshafen hospital
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||Lars-Olof Hattenbach, MD, Privatdozent, Department of ophthalmology, Ludwigshafen hospital
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||November 7, 2008
||September 26, 2011
||Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Keywords provided by Klinikum Ludwigshafen:
age-related macular degeneration
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