Photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration

Seland JH, Bragadottir R, Hedels C, Syrdalen P, Holm S, Kjonniksen I
Record ID 32000000885
English, Norwegian
Authors' objectives:

To summarise the available evidence on photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration.

Authors' recommendations: The main conclusions pf this study are that photodynamic therapy is so far the most effective treatment for exudative age-related macular degeneration. The therapy is only effective on a subset of the patients. More data is needed on long-term efficiency before conclusions whether the therapy should be widely implemented or not.
Authors' methods: Overview
Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2000
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Norway
MeSH Terms
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Photochemotherapy
Organisation Name: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Contact Address: Universitetsgata 2, Postbox 7004 St. Olavs plass, NO-0310 Oslo NORWAY. Tel: +47 23 25 50 00; Fax: +47 23 25 50 10;
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Copyright: The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services
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