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Diabetic Retinopathy (Retinopathy, Diabetic) Summary

Description: Disease of the RETINA as a complication of DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the progressive microvascular complications, such as ANEURYSM, interretinal EDEMA, and intraocular PATHOLOGIC NEOVASCULARIZATION.

Also Known As: Retinopathy, Diabetic; Diabetic Retinopathies; Retinopathies, Diabetic

Networked: 7724 relevant articles (371 outcomes, 1486 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Diabetic Retinopathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 58 outcomes 353 studies in 2013 results : IBA
  2. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 27 outcomes 99 studies in 615 results : IBA
  3. bevacizumab : 21 outcomes 45 studies in 175 results : FDA 2
  4. Insulin (Novolin) : 14 outcomes 51 studies in 381 results : FDA 2
  5. Argon : 14 outcomes 20 studies in 152 results : IBA
  6. ranibizumab (Lucentis) : 10 outcomes 33 studies in 65 results : FDA 2
  7. Streptozocin (Streptozotocin) : 9 outcomes 23 studies in 79 results : FDA 1
  8. Fenofibrate (CiL) : 8 outcomes 21 studies in 41 results : FDA 14 Generic
  9. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 8 outcomes 3 studies in 29 results : IBA
  10. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 19 results : FDA 14 Generic
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Diseases Related to Diabetic Retinopathy

  1. Macular Edema
  2. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  3. Retinal Vein Occlusion
  4. Diabetes Mellitus
  5. Cataract (Cataracts)
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Key Therapies for Diabetic Retinopathy

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  1. Light Coagulation : 60 outcomes 162 studies in 902 results
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 48 outcomes 135 studies in 621 results
  3. Vitrectomy : 33 outcomes 77 studies in 629 results
  4. Intravitreal Injections : 11 outcomes 17 studies in 90 results
  5. Injections : 6 outcomes 27 studies in 50 results
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