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Triamcinolone Acetonide as an Adjunctive to VPDT in ARMD.

Information source: Canadian Retinal Trials Group
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Intervention: Triamcinolone Acetonide (Drug)

Phase: Phase 2/Phase 3

Status: Active, not recruiting

Sponsored by: Canadian Retinal Trials Group

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
David A Maberley, M.D., Study Director, Affiliation: University of British Columbia


A 24 - month Study looking at the the changes in visual acuity of patients receiving PDT

therapy in conjunction with intravitreal triamcinolone.

Clinical Details

Official title: Triamcinolone Acetonide as an Adjunctive Treatment to Verteporfin Therapy in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Changes in visual acuity from baseline.

Secondary outcome: Change in lesion characteristics from baseline.

Detailed description: This study will evaluate the effect of Triamcinolone Acetonide in conjunction with photodynamic therapy for the treatment of sub-foveal choroidal neovascular membranes secondary to age-related macular degeneration.


Minimum age: 50 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Individuals with predominantly classic, subfoveal CNV secondary to AMD.

- No previous PDT Treatment in study eye.

Exclusion Criteria:

- CNV from conditions, other than AMD.

- Other disease that could be responsible for decreased vision.

Locations and Contacts

Eye Care Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Additional Information

Starting date: January 2004
Last updated: July 26, 2007

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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