Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy
Drs. Harry W. Flynn, Jr. and Nidhi Relhan, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, shared their comprehensive document on Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy. This document is a compilation of the major clinical trials conducted over the past four decades for Diabetic Retinopathy.
The Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy document is organized into the following categories:
- Laser Trials – Highlights the recommendations and results of DRS, ETDRS, and various DRCR protocols (Protocol A, B, F, K and V)
- Pharmacotherapy Trials – Provides information on the role of intravitreal drugs used in the management of DME, outcomes and recommendations for diabetic retinopathy (DME and PDR).
- Vitreoretinal Surgery Trials – Vitreoretinal surgery in the management of diabetic retinopathy and its indications are explored.
- Medical Management Trials – Evidence based effect of control of systemic parameters and their effect on the overall management of diabetic retinopathy is reviewed in this section.