Routine clinical practice for use of intravitreal aflibercept treatment in patients with diabetic macular edema (APOLLON)
The main objectives of this observational study were to describe outcomes, monitoring and treatment patterns of patients with diabetic macular edema in routine clinical practice who are either treatment naïve patients or previously treated patients. The total study population was evaluated as well as the two subgroups (previously treated patients and treatment naïve patients).
This study was designated to answer French Health Authority (HAS Haute Autorité de Santé) requirements.
- Man or woman aged 18 years or older - Patient diagnosed with a visual impairment due to diabetic macular disease (as defined by HAS (Haute Autorité de Santé) recommendation). - Patients in whom a decision to treat with intravitreal aflibercept has been made independently of the patient enrollment in the study - Patient diagnosed with type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus - Patient who has been given appropriate information about the study and who has given his/her written, informed consent
- Patient with other retinal disease at the time of inclusion - Patients currently being treated with intravitreal aflibercept. This study will only include patients new to intravitreal aflibercept - Systemic use of any anti / pro VEGF therapy (VEGF: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) - Patient taking part in an interventional study
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A prospective observational study conducted in France to describe routine clinical practice for treatment naïve or previously treated patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) who are starting IVT aflibercept