Pegaptanib and ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review
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    Treatments for macular degeneration: summarising evidence using network meta-analysis
    • Valeria Fadda, Research Assistant,
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      • Dario Maratea, Sabrina Trippoli, Andrea Messori

    Treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are lively being debated. One controversy is that all randomized controlled studies published thus far have used placebo or verteporfin in the control group [1,2]; hence, direct head-to-head comparisons between the newest active agents are lacking. The only randomised trial comparing ranibizumab vs bevacizumab (CATT study [3]) is still ongoing and its results are...

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