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NeoVista, Inc. Announces the Launch of VIDION ANV Therapy System in UK for Treating Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Date:11/16/2009

King’s College Hospital, London, Performs First Pioneering Surgical Procedure.

Fremont, CA and London, UK (PRWEB) November 16, 2009 -- NeoVista, Inc. announced today that the company’s revolutionary new surgical device is now available in the UK and offers fresh hope to 250,000 patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) –- a debilitating and aggressive eye condition that can lead to blindness within 3 months if left untreated. Every year 26,000 new cases of wet AMD are diagnosed in the UK.

The VIDION® Anti NeoVascular (ANV®) Therapy System, developed by NeoVista Inc and distributed by Carleton Ltd in the UK, has recently received a CE mark certifying that it has met the EU’s Medical Device Directive.

The new device is initially being introduced in 15 hospitals across the UK as part of a large clinical trial called MERLOT, where it will be used in patients whose current standard of care treatment involves regular injections of a drug into the eye to control their condition (up to one injection every month, indefinitely). Although the treatment is initially only available at select hospitals, it is anticipated that the number of sites using the device will increase quickly, to provide nationwide availability.

The MERLOT trial has been recently awarded portfolio status by The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Comprehensive Clinical Research Network (CCRN). The CCRN was created as part of the government’s research and development strategy, “Best Research for Best Health” to provide a world-class infrastructure for clinical trials in all areas of disease and clinical need within the NHS in UK.

Mr Tim Jackson, a Consultant Eye Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, who is the lead investigator for MERLOT said: “This is a relatively straightforward operation and the published results are
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