Journal article

Scheduled versus Pro Re Nata Dosing in the VIEW Trials

Gisbert Richard, Jordi Mones, Sebastian Wolf, Jean Francois Korobelnik, Robyn Guymer, Michaella Goldstein, Christiane Norenberg, Rupert Sandbrink, Oliver Zeitz

OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2015

Abstract

PURPOSE: To analyze visual acuity (VA) outcomes before and after preplanned treatment regimen change in the VIEW studies at week 52 (W52). DESIGN: Multiple post hoc analyses for retrospectively defined subgroups in 2 multicenter, multinational, double-masked trials. PARTICIPANTS: Two thousand four hundred fifty-seven neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients. METHODS: Patients were randomized to treatment with 0.5 mg ranibizumab given monthly, a 0.5-mg or 2-mg intravitreal aflibercept injection given monthly, or 2 mg intravitreal aflibercept given every other month, after 3 initial monthly doses, up to W52. From W52 through W96, patients received their original dosing assig..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) have made the following disclosure(s): G.R.: Financial support - Bayer HealthCare (Berlin, Germany), Pfizer (Cambridge, MA), Carl Zeiss Meditec (Jena, Germany), Novartis AG (Basel, Switzerland), Pixium Vision (Paris, France); Consultant - Carl Zeiss Meditec (Jena, Germany), Pixium Vision (Paris, France).