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Changes in Cytokine Concentrations Before and After Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab in Patients with Chronic Central Serous Choroidopathy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER Changes in Cytokine Concentrations Before and After Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab in Patients with Chronic Central Serous Choroidopathy by Dae Young Lee, Yu Jung Kim, Dong Heun Nam, South Korea ABSTRACT Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the change in the intraocular aqueous cytokine concentration following intravitreal bevacizumab injection in Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSC), and...

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Clinical Outcomes According to Silicone Oil Removal Timing in PDR

Advantages: To evaluate the visual prognosis and the occurrence of complications after different terms of silicone oil removal (SOR) in proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Methods: 21 patients who underwent SOR less than 3 months and 12 patients more than 6 months were included in this retrospective study. The length of silicone oil retention in the eye, visual acuity (VA) and intraocular pressure (IOP) prior to the SOR procedure...

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Comparison of Postoperative Visual Field and Nerve Fiber Layer Change in RRD

Advantages: To compare the visual field and retinal nerve fibre layer of scleral buckling (SB) and primary pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for treatment of simple rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Methods: We studied twenty eyes with RRD that underwent successful surgical reattachment. Visual field test and retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) thickness measurement were performed in patients and outcomes were compared not only between...

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Pars Plana Ahmed Valve Implant Versus Conventional Anterior Chamber Implant for Refractory Neovascular Glaucoma

Dae Young Lee, Hoon Seok Jeong, Hae Jung Paik, Dong Heun Nam (Incheon, South Korea) Purpose: To compare the efficacy and safety of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation through the anterior chamber versus through the pars plana. Patients & Methods: A retrospective review of the records of 35 eyes (32 patients) that underwent Ahmed Glaucoma Valve surgery from 2007 to 2010. 18 eyes had anterior chamber insertion (AI) versus 17 eyes with pars...

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Unwanted Effects Following Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) as an Adjuvant to PRP in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Dae Young Lee, Suk Ho Moon, Sang Woong Moon, Dong Heun Nam, Hae Jung Paik (Incheon, South Korea) Advantages: To report the unwanted effects after intravitreal Bevacizumab injection as an adjunctive treatment to Panretinal Photocoagulation (PRP) for high-risk Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR). Methods: The study was a retrospective chart review of patients with unwanted adverse effects (TRD, vitreous hemorrhage) following...

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Minimal Fluid-Air Exchange in Combined 23 Gauge Sutureless Vitrectomy, Phacoemulsification, and Intraocular Lens Implantation

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Combined-or-not-Combined.flv Authors: Dong Heun Nam, Myun Ku, Hee Jin Sohn, Dae Yeong Lee, Incheon, South Korea Advantages: To prevent postoperative hypotony and IOL-related complications in combined 23 gauge sutureless vitrectomy and cataract surgery. Methods: A prospective, consecutive, interventional case series of 48 eyes that underwent 23 gauge vitrectomy with a minimal fluid-air exchange...

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Effect of Volume Used in Sub-Tenon’s Anesthesia on Efficacy and Intraocular Pressure in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Dong Heun Nam, MD (Incheon, Korea), Hyun Seung Moon, MD (Incheon, Korea), Hae Jung Paik, MD, PhD (Incheon, Korea) PURPOSE: To compare the effect of volume used in sub-Tenon’s anesthesia on efficacy and intraocular pressure (IOP) in vitreoretinal surgery. METHODS: A prospective, clinical trial was conducted on patients undergoing sub-Tenon’s anesthetic for vitreoretinal surgery. Patients were randomized to either 3 mL, 5 mL or 7 mL...

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The Complications after Intravitreal Injection of Triamcinoline Acetonide

Dong Heun Nam, MD (Incheon, Korea), Jee Woong Jeung, MD (Incheon, Korea), Kyung Hwan Shyn, MD, PhD (Incheon, Korea) PURPOSE: This study was performed to ascertain the complication, intraocular pressure(IOP) elevation and cataract formation, arisen after 4.0 mg triamcinolone (TA) is injected into vitreous cavity in curing retinal diseases, and to analyze the influential factors. METHODS: The 289 patients and 325 eyes traced for over 6...

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