- Lecture presentation
- Open Access
- T Avitabile1
© Avitabile; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2010
- Published: 19 May 2010
- Public Health
- Monoclonal Antibody
- Tyrosine Kinase
A brief look at AMD and developments which have completely subverted the therapeutic approach to patients affected by this disease.
New therapies available include: monoclonal antibody inhibitors of VEGF (Peptaganib, Bevacizumab, Ranibizumab) with the protocols currently in use and a brief reference to new anti-angiogenic therapies that include: decoy of VEGF receptor (VEGF Trap, Small Interfering RNA based therapies, Bevasiranib and AGN211745, Sirolimus) and the VEGF cascade of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (Vatalanib, Pazopanib, TG100801, TG101095, AG013958 and AL39324).
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