Ganciclovir ocular implant: new preparation. May benefit severely affected AIDS patients.

  • Published 1998 in Prescrire international


A clinical trial involving 188 HIV-infected patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis compared treatment with the ocular ganciclovir implant and intravenous ganciclovir. Local treatment delayed progression of lesions on the fundus oculi, but the clinical impact on sight was not studied. Local ocular treatment alone failed to delay the onset of retinitis in… (More)


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