Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 271
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant is not recommended for the treatment of chronic diabetic macular oedema considered insufficiently responsive to available therapies.
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Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for the treatment of chronic diabetic macular oedema after an inadequate response to prior therapy
Issue Date: January 2013