Global Impact of Recent Clinical Evidence in Diabetic Macular Edema and Retinopathy Recent Clinical Evidence

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*1. Effective treatment options for patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy include (check all that apply):
a. Aflibercept
b. Bevacizumab
c. Ranibizumab
d. Panretinal photocoagulation

*2. Based on 2-year area under the curve results, visual acuity was significantly better with aflibercept than with bevacizumab or ranibizumab in eyes with worse baseline visual acuity.
a. True
b. False

*3. The increase in APTC events with ranibizumab is likely
a. Clinically relevant.
b. A statistical anomaly.
c. Relevant if the patient had an event 2 years ago.
d. The result of systemic anti-VEGF.

*4. The ideal candidate with proliferative diabetic retinopathy for Protocol S anti-VEGF therapy:
a. Would be willing to come in monthly for anti-VEGF injections.
b. Has bilateral disease.
c. Does not have diabetic macular edema.
d. Has no apparent iris neovascularization.

*5. Laser rescue therapy as used in Protocol T is commonly used in clinical practice to treat diffuse diabetic macular edema.
a. True
b. False