Corpus ID: 13037488

Hyaluronidase (Vitrase)--ISTA: hyaluronidase--ISTA pharmaceuticals.

  title={Hyaluronidase (Vitrase)--ISTA: hyaluronidase--ISTA pharmaceuticals.},
  journal={Drugs in R&D},
  volume={4 3},
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Drugs in R&D
  • ISTA Pharmaceuticals (formerly Advanced Corneal Systems) has developed an ophthalmic injectable formulation of highly purified hyaluronidase [ovine hyaluronidase, Vitrase] for the initial treatment of vitreous haemorrhage and diabetic retinopathy. Hyaluronidase is a naturally occurring enzyme that digests certain forms of carbohydrate molecules called proteoglycans. The current medical treatment for vitreous haemorrhage is vitrectomy, an invasive surgical procedure that may result in future… CONTINUE READING
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