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What does NAAION stand for?

NAAION stands for Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (ophthalmology)

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a world leader in the discovery and development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced interim results from the first two cohorts of its Open Label, first-in-human Phase I clinical study of QPI-1007, the Company's proprietary synthetic siRNA drug candidate for ocular neuroprotection, in patients with recent onset of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).
As with other PDE5 inhibitors, the use of tadalafil is contraindicated in patients who are taking nitrates, for those who have cardiac disease in whom sexual activity is not advisable and for those patients with non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).