Anti-VEGF drugs: evidence for effectiveness
- Publisher: International Centre for Eye Health
Community Eye Health,
(issn: 0953-6833, eissn: 1993-7288)
RE1-994 | Evidence | Diagnosis and treatment | Ophthalmology | Diabetic retinopathy
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Anti-vascular endothelial growth factors (anti-VEGF) are targeted biological drugs (e.g. monoclonal antibodies) that prevent the growth of new vessels by inhibiting VEGF. VEGF is a cytokine (cell-signalling protein) that promotes the growth of, and leakage from, new ves...