Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5704

Date Request Received: 22/06/2020 10:04:09

Date Request Replied To: 03/08/2020 08:35:44

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Request Summary: Ophthalmology new patients

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Within your Trust, how many patients, in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available, have received anti-VEGF treatment for the first time (i.e., excluding patients who previously had any anti-VEGF therapy)?
Answer To Question 1:
247 patients underwent their first anti-VEGF treatment
Question Number 2:
Of these first-time patients, please provide a breakdown by the treatments listed below:
All other anti-VEGF treatments
Answer To Question 2:
Aflibercept 222
Brolucizumab 0
Dexamethasone 0
Ranibizumab 19
All other antiVEGF treatments 6
Question Number 3:
Of these first-time patients, how many were treated for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD) by each treatment?
All Other anti-VEGF treatments
Answer To Question 3:
Aflibercept 158
Brolucizumab 0 - still waiting FDA approval
Dexamethasone 0 - not an antiVEGF and therefore not used for the treatment of wet AMD
Ranibizumab 16
All other antiVEGF treatments 2

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