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Ranibizumab vs Bevacizumab vs Combined Therapy PDT-Ranibizumab for the Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration: One-year Follow-up

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x16akz9 Advantages: To compare the efficiency of three different treatments analyzing the changes in visual acuity (VA), number of used doses and costs. Methods: In a randomized prospective study we created three groups: Group-A, where we administered 0.5 mg (0.05ml) of intravitreal (IV) Ranibizumab, for three consecutive months; Group-B, where we combined the photodynamic therapy together with an IV...

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Choroidal Vasculopathy Polipoydal. PTD guided by ICG. Long-term Period Results

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x16akv1 Advantages: To evaluate the long-term outcome of patients suffering from symptomatic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (CVP), treated with focal photodynamic therapy (PDT), guided by indocyanine green (ICG). Methods: A prospective study of 11 eyes of 10 patients. Initially treated with focal PDT-VI guided. In 11 eyes the minimum follow up was 12 months, 9 eyes of 24 months, 7 to 36 months, 4 of 48...

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Focal RPE Angiographic Leaks Visualized by En-face OCT: “A New Diagnostic Technique”

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xuct5f http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xudmjn http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xufmom Advantages: In central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC), we evaluated the optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) obtained by scanning in an “en-face” direction (parallel to the retinal surface), and compared them, firstly, with the morphological findings in the unaffected eyes...

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Macular Complications After Vitreoretinal Surgery

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, Isaac Alarcon, Saideh Khaouly-Alonso (Barcelona, Spain) Advantages: Post vitrectomy macular complications are very serious. The prognosis is very poor and in some cases it might be irreversible. Few publications refer to this problem. Methods: Cases with secondary macular pathology such as: epiretinal macular membranes,...

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The Role of Photodynamic Therapy in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Isaac Alarcon, Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, M. Castilla, Xavier Acebes (Barcelona, Spain) Advantages: Photodynamic therapy (PDT) can be a useful and powerful tool to treat the different clinical forms of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSC) and its possible complications. Methods: Classic CSC: PDT can be useful to treat CSC specially when the patient suffers more than one episode from the same focal leak in the fundus. We show...

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Macular Fold after Vitreoretinal Detachment Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/DanielVilaplana_VP6_768K.flv Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, Isaac Alarcon (Sabadell-Barcelona, Spain) Advantages: Macular fold is a very uncommon, but serious pathology. When this complication is repaired a good and comfortable vision is obtained. Methods: A 65-year-old man presented a superior retinal detachment. He underwent surgery with a vitrectomy, perfluorocarbon liquid (PFCL),...

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Treatment of Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema: Bevacizumab versus Multifocal Photocoagulation

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Diabetes.flv Authors: Vladimir Poposki, Daniel  Vilaplana, Daniela Poposka, Isaac Alarcón, O.  Marínez-Giralt, M. Castilla , Barcelona, Spain Advantages: To evaluate the efficacy of Bevacizumab regarding photocoagulation in the treatment of diffuse diabetic macular edema (EMDD). Methods: In a prospective and randomised study, 25 eyes of 15 patients with mean age of 70 years were analysed. Complete...

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How to Manage Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy?

Authors: Isaac Alarcon, Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, Olga Martinez-Giralt, Miguel Castilla, Xenia Acebes, Barcelona, Spain Advantages / Purpose: Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy is a disease with characteristic choroidal vascular abnormalities. Although the polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and age-related macular degeneration have been known to share common genetic factors, its clinical characteristics suggest that polypoidal...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab vs Macular Grid Photocoagulation in Non-Ischemic BRVO

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Retinal-Vein-Occlusions.flv Authors: Isaac Alarcon, Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, Olga Martinez-Giralt, Miguel Castilla, Xenia Acebes, Barcelona, Spain Advantages: Intravitreal Bevacizumab achieves better results in terms of visual acuity in these patients. Methods: Prospective randomized clinical study with 20 patients with non-ischemic BRVO with macular edema. 11 female an 9 male, the mean...

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Bilateral Giant Retinal Tear

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Giant-Tear.flv Authors: Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, D. Martin, Isaac Alarcon, M. Castilla, Barcelona, Spain Advantages: Bilateral retinal detachment as a consequence of a bilateral giant retinal tear I a very uncommon pathology. We present our surgical technique to obtain a satisfactory result with a prompt recovery of the life style of the patient. Methods: Under general anesthesia we...

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Chronic and Hemorragic Retinal Detachment im Proliferant Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/videos/DanielVilaplana_2_VP6_768K.flv Authors: Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, Isaac Alarcon, D. Martin, M. Castilla, Barcelona, Spain Advantages: A 65-year-old homeless man with hand movements vision in his left eye for a long period (the patient was unaware of this). He has been recently diagnosed with advanced diabetes mellitus. He suffered from high-risk proliferation with a chronic and haemorrhagic...

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Where is the Limit?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/videos/DanielVilaplana_1_VP6_768K.flv Authors: Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, S. Beckers, Isaac Alarcon, M. Castilla, Barcelona, Spain Advantages: A 26-year-old man with questionable light perception in the right for many months (the patient was unaware of this). He also had uveitis episodes in this eye and HIV positivity as a consequence of his drug addiction. A total chronic non-rhegmatogenous retinal...

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Multifocal Electroretinogram, Antioxidant Drugs and Dry AMD

Alarcón Valero Isaac, Vilaplana i Blanch Daniel, Poposky Vladimir, Martínez-Giralt Olga, Berniell Trota José Antonio, Acebes Roldán Xènia, Castilla Céspedes Miguel Purpose: Analyse the usefulness of antioxidant drug supplementation using multifocal electroretinogram (mf-ERG) in normal and dry AMD eyes. Methods: 48 eyes, all have had cataract surgery and with a visual acuity of 20/40 or better. Two groups: cases (24 eyes), (dry-AMD)...

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Photodynamic Therapy: Focal Treatment for Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Photodynamic-Therapy:-Focal-Treatment-for-Idiopathic-Polypoidal-Choroidal-Vasculopathy.flv Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, Daniel Martin, Isaac Alarcon, Miguel Castilla Advantages: The focal (selective) treatment with photodynamic therapy (PDT) to treat idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (IPCV) has the advantage of producing minimum changes in the choroid and pigment epithelium. Methods:...

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