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  • adj. Of or pertaining to new blood vessels

Etymologies

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neo- +‎ vascular

Examples

  • The end stage of this condition, called neovascular or 'wet AMD', develops in 10 to 20% of all cases, causes profound loss of central vision and is the leading source of legal blindness in people over age 50 in the developed world.

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  • The company said late Friday the US Food and Drug Administration has approved its EYLEA injection for the treatment of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

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  • The company said NASDAQ halted trading today, as the Food and Drug Admininstration's Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee is meeting to discuss the companys biologics licensee application for Eylea, the companys treatment for the neovascular form of age-related macular degeneration.

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  • This type is called the wet or neovascular (meaning new vessels) type because new blood vessels, in an effort to reestablish circulation and oxygen to the area, invade the macula.

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  • One such benefit seen in the iSONEP Phase 1 trial was a significant reduction (30%+) in the size of the choroidal neovascular lesion itself (i.e., excluding the fluid that has leaked from the lesion) in many of the subjects, all of whom were not responding well to treatment with the VEGF inhibitors at the time they were enrolled in the study.

  • The BLA seeks marketing approval of the drug for treating patients suffering from the neovascular form of age-related macular degeneration wet AMD was submitted in February 2011.

  • Development of ranibizumab, an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor antigen binding fragment, as therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

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  • Ranibizumab versus verteporfin for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

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  • Regeneron and Bayer HealthCare are collaborating on the global development of EYLEA for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD), central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), diabetic macular edema (DME), and other eye diseases and disorders.

  • Also, among those with late AMD, the "wet" (neovascular) form appeared to be more prevalent in Asians than in whites.

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