Minimally invasive radiation therapy shows encouraging results in AMD

HAMBURG — A new device for episcleral brachytherapy showed safety and tolerability in patients with neovascular AMD, according to the results of a phase I trial presented at the Euretina meeting.  “Combined with anti-VEGF injections, it may result in synergy and reduced treatment burden.  An  increased proportion of patient may respond to treatment and preserve vision,” Kam Balaggan, MD, said. 

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