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3 Bevacizumab vs 2 Triamcinolone Injections in Recent BRVO

Advantages: Repeated intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (IVB) are more efficacious than repeated intravitreal injections of triamcinolone (IVT) in the treatment of macular edema in acute branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO).

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3 Bevacizumab vs 2 Triamcinolone Injections in Recent CRVO

Advantages: Repeated intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (IVB) are more efficacious than repeated intravitreal injections of triamcinolone (IVT) in the treatment of macular edema in eyes with acute central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). Methods: In a randomized clinical trial, 110 eyes with recent onset (less than 12 weeks) CRVO were included. Participants were randomly assigned to two treatment groups: IVB group (56 eyes), patients...

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Scleral Buckling Technique Without Retinopexy for Phakic Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Enrezari, Parisa Ashtar-Nakhaie, Arman Moolazade, Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: Compared to the classic method of scleral buckling surgery with retinopexy (using intraoperative cryotherapy, indirect laser or diathermy, and postoperative laser photocoagulation), the method without retinopexy provides faster and easier surgery, less chance of intraoperative complications, and no expense or trouble from...

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Comparison of Visual and Anatomical Outcomes of 4 Surgical Techniques in the Management of Pseudophakic and Aphakic Retinal Detachment

Siamak Moradian, Hamid Ahmadieh, Hooshang Faghihi, Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari, Tooka Banaei, Ebadollah Heidari, Hasan Behboodi, Amir Hossein Mahmoodi, Mehdi Yasseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To compare the visual and anatomical outcomes and complications of 4 surgical techniques in the management of pseudopkakic and aphakic retinal detachment (PARD). Methods: In a multicenter clinical trial, 204 eyes with PARD and PVR grade B or...

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Vitrectomy, A Preferable Method for Colobomatous Retinal Detachment Repair, Leads to Acceptable Anatomic Rather than Functional Outcomes

Alireza Ramezani, Mohammad H Dehghan, Ahmad Rostami, Hamid Ahmadieh, Morteza Entezari, Masoud Soheilian, Mohsen Azarmina, Siamak Moradian, Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: In the management of rhegmatogeneous retinal detachment (RD) accompanying chorioretinal coloboma, difficulty in locating the retinal breaks, their posterior location, and inability to create adequate chorioretinal adhesions around the coloboma by cryo or laser,...

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Analgesic Effect of Topical Sodium Diclofenac During Retinal Photocoagulation for Diabetic Retinopathy; A Randomized Double-masked Placebo-controlled Crossover Clinical Trial

Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari, Mohammad Mehdi Shahbazi, Yosef Semnani, Zhaleh Rajavi, Hossein Mohammad Rabie, Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To evaluate the analgesic effect of topical sodium diclofenac 0.1% during retinal laser photocoagulation for diabetic retinopathy. Methods: In a randomized placebo-controlled intraindividual two-period crossover clinical trial, patients with diabetic retinopathy candidate for peripheral...

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Fundus Auto Fluorescence in Chronic Essential Hypertension

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Branch-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion-Central-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion.flv Alireza Ramezani, Masoud Soheilian, Peyman Saberian, Homayon Kohi, Saied Alipoor Parsa, Shahbazi Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: Using fundus auto fluorescence as one of the manifestations as well as a possible alarming sign of macular damage in patients with chronic essential hypertension. Methods: In a case control study, we...

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Three-Intravitreal Bevacizumab vs Two-Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injections in Retinal Vein Occlusion

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Branch-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion-Central-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion.flv Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari, Siamak Moradian, Hamed Esfandiari, Babak Dehsarvi, Masoud Soheilian, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: Repeated intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (IVB) are more effective than repeated intravitreal injections of triamcinolone (IVT) in acute retinal vein occlusion...

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Visual Outcomes in Five Different Approaches for Treatment of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Retinal-Vein-Occlusions.flv Authors: Masoud Soheilian, Alireza Ramezani, Ali Tavallali, Mohammad R. Mohebbi, Gholam A. Peyman, Tehran, Iran Advantages: Four treatment methods for central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) were compared with its natural course. Methods: In this partially prospective, comparative, interventional case series on 63 eyes with CRVO, five approaches were compared: intravitreal...

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Randomized Trial of Intravitreal Bevacizumab Alone or Combined with Triamcinolone vs Macular Photocoagulation in Diabetic Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Diabetes.flv Authors: Masoud Soheilian, Alireza Ramezani, Arash Obudi, Bijan Bijanzadeh, Masoud Salehipour, Mehdi Yaseri, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mohammad H Dehghan, Mohsen Azarmina, MD, Siamak Moradian, Gholam A. Peyman, Tehran, Iran Advantages: To compare the results of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection alone or in combination with intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVT) versus macular laser...

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Resolution of Severe Macular Edema in Coat’s Disease with Intravitreal Bevacizumab

Morteza Entezari, Alireza Ramezani, Ladan Safavizadeh, Nader Bassirnia (Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To report a successful treatment of a severe exudative maculapathy in a 13-year-old boy with Coat’s disease by three intravitreal bevacizumab injections. Conventionally, laser photocoagulation and cryotherapy have been used for treatment of Coat’s disease;...

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A Technique for Intraoperative Examination of Sclerotomy-Related Retinal Breaks

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/A-Technique-for-Intraoperative-Examination-of-Sclerotomy-Related-Retinal-Breaks.flv Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari (Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To introduce an easy and comfortable way of checking the peripheral retina posterior to the site of sclerotomy in phakic eyes at the end of the vitrectomy. Compared to the suggested...

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Cryotherapy of Sclerotomy Sites May Increase the Risk of Late Post-Vitrectomy Diabetic Hemorrhage

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Cryotherapy-of-Sclerotomy-Sites-May-Increase-the-Risk-of-Late-Post-Vitrectomy-Diabetic-Hemorrhage.flv Morteza Entezari, Alireza Ramezani, Hamid Ahmadieh, Pejman Bakhtiari, Mehdi Yaseri (Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To present the disadvantages of cryotherapy of sclerotomy sites in prevention of late (after 4 weeks)...

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Combined Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Triamcinolone Acetonide for the Treatment of Acute Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Combined-Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-and-Triamcinolone-Acetonide-for-the-Treatment-of-Acute-Non-Arteritic-Anterior-Ischemic-Optic%20Neuropathy.flv Morteza Entezari, Alireza Ramezani, Hassan Ghassemi, Alireza Naderi Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Purpose: To report the effect of combined intravitreal bevacizumab and triamcinolone acetonide...

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Quantitative Analysis of Fundus and Angiographic Images Variables by Photoshop Software

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Quantitative-Analysis-of-Fundus-and-Angiographic-Images-Variables-by-Photoshop-Software.flv Alireza Ramezani, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mohsen Azarmina, Masoud Soheilian, Mohammad H Dehghan, Mohammad R Mohebbi (Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To have a method for quantitative analysis of fundus or angiographic images variables using computer...

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Vitrectomy Session – Silicone

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Triamcinolone Acetonide in Silicone-filled Eyes as Adjunctive Treatment for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy; a Randomized Clinical Trial

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Triamcinolone-Acetonide-in-Silicone-filled-Eyes-as-Adjunctive-Treatment-for-Proliferative-Vitreoretinopathy;-a-Randomized-Clinical-Trial.swf Hamid Ahmadieh, MD (Tehran, Iran), Homa Tabatabaei, MD (Tehran, Iran), Mostafa Feghi, MD (Ahvaz, Iran), Ardeshir Papi, MD (Tehran, Iran), Alireza Ramezani, MD (Tehran, Iran), Touka Banaee, MD (Mashhad, Iran) PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of triamcinolone...

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A Case of Oguchi Disease Associated with Diabetes Mellitus

S. Morteza Entezari, MD (Tehran, Iran), Alireza Ramezani, MD (Tehran, Iran), Hamid Reza Ghamari, MD (Tehran, Iran) PURPOSE: To report an Iranian patient with diagnosis of Oguchi disease associated with Diabetes mellitus. METHODS: A 50 year old woman with history of Diabetes mellitus was referred. She complained from mild blurred vision and night blindness. She was evaluated by complete eye examination, precise funduscopy, fluorescein...

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Diabetic Macular Edema Before and After Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injection

Alireza Ramezani, (Tehran, Iran), Homa Tabatabaei, MD (Tehran, Iran), Hamid Ahmadieh, MD (Tehran, Iran) PURPOSE: The therapeutic effect of intravitreal triamcinolone (IVT) on diabetic macular edema (DME), which is a chronic disease, has been shown to be temporary. This study was conducted to compare IVT treatment effect with the natural course of refractory DME in a particular group of the eyes. We chose one group for both interventions to...

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Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Acute Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Alireza Ramezani, MD (Tehran, Iran), S. Morteza Entezari (Tehran, Iran), Siamak Moradian, MD (Tehran, Iran), Homa Tabatabaei, MD (Tehran, Iran), Shohreh Kadkhodaei, MD (Tehran, Iran) PURPOSE: Central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) is the most common vascular event in the eye after diabetic retinopathy. This study was conducted to evaluate the therapeutic effect and safety of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVT) in acute...

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