Durability of anti-VEGF regimen may increase with low-voltage X-ray irradiation

MIAMI — In previously treated wet age-related macular degeneration, low-voltage X-ray irradiation may increase the durability of a ranibizumab treatment regimen, a speaker said here.In a study led by Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD, 19 patients were given a single treatment of noninvasive, externally delivered low-voltage X-ray irradiation. The 24-Gy dose was administered to patients with neovascular AMD who had been previously treated with intravitreal Lucentis (ranibizumab, Genentech).

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