Navigation Links
QLT announces 12-month results from Novartis sponsored MONT BLANC study evaluating standard-fluence Visudyne(R) combination therapy
Date:6/15/2009

MD, the leading cause of legal blindness in people over the age of 50, and has been used in more than two million treatments worldwide. Visudyne is commercially available in more than 80 countries for the treatment of predominantly classic subfoveal CNV. In addition, over 60 countries have approved Visudyne to treat one or more other macular neovascular conditions such as minimally classic and occult with no classic AMD lesions, pathologic myopia and presumed ocular histoplasmosis.

Visudyne is generally well tolerated and has a well established safety profile. The most commonly reported side effects include injection site reactions and visual disturbances. In addition, some patients experienced back pain, usually during the infusion. Using the approved light dose of 50J/cm2 between 1% and 5% of patients experienced a substantial decrease in vision in the first 7 days with partial recovery in some patients. Recent studies suggest that halving the light dose/fluence by halving the fluence rate may lower the incidence of visual disturbances with possibly better visual outcomes than the standard light dose used in this study. After treatment, patients should avoid direct sunlight for five days to prevent sunburn. People with porphyria should not be treated with Visudyne.

About QLT

QLT Inc. is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies. Our research and development efforts are focused on pharmaceutical products in the field of ophthalmology. In addition, we utilize three unique technology platforms, photodynamic therapy, Atrigel(R) and punctal plugs with drugs, to create products such as Visudyne(R) and Eligard(R) and future product opportunities. For more information, visit our website at www.qltinc.com.

    Atrigel is a registered trademark of QLT USA, Inc.
    Lucentis is a regis
'/>"/>
SOURCE QLT Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
2. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
3. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
4. HEI, Inc. Announces Sale of RFID Division Assets
5. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. Z Trim Announces Revocation of Gregory Halpern Severence Agreement
8. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
9. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
10. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Adipex-P(R)
11. Planet Technologies Announces Agreement to Acquire Antigen Laboratories
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... ON Canada (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Sean Francis, ... for throwing out special challenges to his clients. He’s also known ... Club. He recently found a way to combine the two and ... has raised $2,000 for the Boys and Girls Club. , The ... Program, which started on June 23rd. Francis sent out emails and ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As DePuy ... forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the ... ion levels to the failure of metal-on-metal hip replacements. ... of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, looked ... Articular Surface Replacement prostheses at least twelve months earlier. ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Wright ... lawsuit against DePuy Orthopedics , Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson ... that he suffers chronic pain after receiving a metal-on-metal DePuy ... years later to remove the artificial hip implant. The DePuy ... District Court, Northern District of Texas (Case No. 3:14-cv-2427) where ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As ... (the National Institute of Standards and Technology), the June 25th, ... the electronic discovery world. It was also ... finally in, depending on whether it was seen from an ... But this much is fact, there is now precedent which ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... recent article released by Seattle's well known plastic surgeon, Dr. ... cosmetic surgical procedures in summer months . , ... to enliven the rainy Pacific Northwest, many people are turning ... work out as much during the winter as they had ... people eager to look their best for their summer vacations, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 2Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 4Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Ohio Man Who Required Revision Surgery Purportedly From Defective Hip Implant 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Ohio Man Who Required Revision Surgery Purportedly From Defective Hip Implant 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Ohio Man Who Required Revision Surgery Purportedly From Defective Hip Implant 4Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Ohio Man Who Required Revision Surgery Purportedly From Defective Hip Implant 5Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 2Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 3Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 4Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 5Health News:Best Summer Cosmetic Surgeries Revealed in Article By Seattle Plastic Surgeon 2
... Explains Connection Between Gum Disease and Diabetes, Heart ... People can,avoid much more than cavities with ... Reports. Preventing gum disease is gaining new urgency ... disease,stroke, and pneumonia., Gum disease (periodontitis) can ...
... April 7, 2008 Telik, Inc.,(Nasdaq: TELK ) announced ... will be presented at the 99th annual,meeting of the American ... Details of the presentations are as follows:, -- ... Targeting Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2; Sunday, ...
... Her Support to Campaign to Help Provide Tetanus Vaccines ... of Moms and Babies in Developing Countries, CINCINNATI, ... and mothers for four decades and today, the world,s ... its multi-year,multi-million dollar commitment to UNICEF to provide life-saving ...
... 2008 DARA,BioSciences(TM) (Nasdaq: DARA ) announced ... for the fiscal year ended December,31, 2007, as ... filed on March,31, 2008, contained a going concern ... announcement be made regarding the,receipt of an audit ...
... Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a leading provider ... vascular,disease, announced today that it plans to report its ... after the close of market on April,21., VNUS ... p.m. PT,/ 5:00 p.m. ET on April 21. This ...
... Journey Lite of,Thousand Oaks, CA, today announced that in ... patients, it is reducing its cash price for,patients paying ... June 30, 2008, the cash charge for Lap-Band(R) surgery ... $13,499., "Everyone is being effected by declining employment ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Consumer Reports: If Your Gums Could Speak 2Health News:Telik Announces Preclinical Presentations at AACR Annual Meeting 2Health News:Actress/Producer Salma Hayek Launches The Pampers(R) 'One Pack = One Vaccine' Program to Benefit UNICEF 2Health News:Actress/Producer Salma Hayek Launches The Pampers(R) 'One Pack = One Vaccine' Program to Benefit UNICEF 3Health News:Actress/Producer Salma Hayek Launches The Pampers(R) 'One Pack = One Vaccine' Program to Benefit UNICEF 4Health News:Actress/Producer Salma Hayek Launches The Pampers(R) 'One Pack = One Vaccine' Program to Benefit UNICEF 5Health News:DARA Announces Information in Compliance with NASDAQ Rules 2Health News:VNUS Medical Technologies to Report First-Quarter 2008 Results and Webcast Teleconference on April 21 2Health News:Journey Lite of Thousand Oaks Announces Special Spring Price Discount In Response to Effects of Softening Economy on Patients' Pocketbooks 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014   Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.  (Ventana), a ... entered into an agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, ... in the United States and ... KGaA,s biopharmaceutical division on the development and commercialization of ... Ventana,s proprietary diagnostic assays. In alignment with Merck KGaA,s ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Sono-Tek Corporation (OTC BB: SOTK) today announced sales of  ... to sales of $2,202,000 for the prior year period, an ... also shown growth over the preceding quarter,s sales, continuing a ... year. Markets that experienced sales increases over the prior year ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Foundation today announced it has established a relief fund ... weather that has gripped much of the nation. AARP and ... to support these emergency relief efforts AARP and AARP Foundation ... up to $500,000 in aid. The matching program will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop companion diagnostic test for cancer treatment 2Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop companion diagnostic test for cancer treatment 3Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 2Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 3Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 4AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3
... to over 2,000 medical clinics nation wide, ... in mind, ChartingPlus relies heavily on a ... to improve documentation quality and increase productivity ... medical content is specific to your medical ...
... EncounterPRO Electronic Health Record ... System (WfMS) Specialties that ... and Immunology, Cardiology, Dermatology, ... Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics ...
MediNotes e is an EMR design which utilizes a "tab concept for navigation. MediNotes e can display multiple patients, encounter notes, workflow items, patient flow, messages, alerts, and more, all in...
... Medical Record Software Interface ... Interface with programs, populates ... custom reports. Accumedics Electronic ... is Microsoft compatible allowing ...
Medicine Products: