Aflibercept treatment in patients with diabetic macular edema

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The article provides a brief description of diabetic macular edema pathogenesis highlighting the role of inflammation, along with a short review of aflibercept trials in diabetic macular edema patients. Three clinical cases of diabetic macular edema treatment with aflibercept (Eylea) intravitreal injections in treatment-naïve patients are described; therapy was performed for 1 year according to the scheme provided in the Summary of Product Characteristics.

Yury S Astakhov

Academician I.P. Pavlov First St Petersburg State Medical University

Author for correspondence.

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg, Russia

MD, PhD, professor. Ophthalmology Department

Pavel A Nechiporenko

Academician I.P. Pavlov First St Petersburg State Medical University


Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg, Russia

MD, PhD, assistant. Ophthalmology Department

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