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Three-Year Visual Results of Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Refractory Inflammatory Ocular Neovascularization in 81 patients

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Non-Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-Nor-Diabetes-Neovascularization.flv Shree Kurup (Winston Salem, NC, USA), Ahmad Mansour (Lebanon), J. Arevalo (Venezuela) Advantages: Inflammatory choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is a potentially blinding complication in uveitis. In patients already on immunosuppressive, intraocular medications are reasonable options without increasing systemic...

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Perfluorodissection in Vitreoretinal Surgery: A Novel Technique

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Perfluorodissection-in-Vitreoretinal-Surgery:-A-Novel-Technique.flv J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Juan G. Sanchez, MD (Caracas, Venezuela) SYNOPSIS Improvement in surgical techniques has led to improved anatomic and functional success rates following surgery for severe complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and uveitic vitreo-retinal complications. We found that...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Lihteh Wu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Juan G. Sanchez, MD (Caracas, Venezuela), Mauricio Maia, MD (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Mario J. Saravia, MD (Buenos Aires, Argentina) PURPOSE: To study the effects of intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) on retinal neovascularization (RN) in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). METHODS: Retrospective study of patients with RN due to PDR who...

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Condiments in Vitreoretinal Surgery: a Bad Day in the Kitchen!

Condiments in Vitreoretinal Surgery: a Bad Day in the Kitchen!

J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Reinaldo A. Garcia, MD (Caracas, Venezuela) SYNOPSIS We report a case of macular hole surgery complicated by accidental massive subretinal indocyanine green (ICG), and retinal tear through the papillomacular bundle. Our anatomic and functional results were poor with retinal and RPE atrophy, and a VA of 20/150. Unnecessary persistent subretinal ICG should be avoided, and precautions should...

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Primary Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment of CNV Secondary to AMD: Results of the Pan-American Collaborative Retina Study Group

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Primary-Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-(Avastin)-for-the-Treatment-of-CNV-Secondary-to-AMD:-Results-of-the-Pan-American-Collaborative-Retina-Study-Group.swf Jans Fromow-Guerra, MD, PhD (Mexico City, Mexico), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Juan G. Sanchez, MD (Caracas, Venezuela), Lihteh Wu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Jose Dalma-Weiszhausz,...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab as Isolated First Line Therapy in Patients with New Untreated Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-as-Isolated-First-Line-Therapy-in-Patients-with-New-Untreated-Choroidal-Neovascular-Membranes.swf Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, India), Marisa Flores-Aguilar, MD (Tijuana, Mexico), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To determine results of intravitreal bevacizumab in patients with choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVMs) of different types and...

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Primary Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema: Results of the Pan-American Collaborative Retina Study Group

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Primary Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment of Diabetic-Macular-Edema:-Results-of-the-Pan-American-Collaborative-Retina-Study-Group.swf http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Primary%20Intravitreal%20Bevacizumab%20(Avastin)%20for%20the%20Treatment%20of%20Diabetic-Macular-Edema:-Results-of-the-Pan-American-Collaborative-Retina-Study-Group.flv J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas,...

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Trypan Blue-assisted Vitrectomy: More Condiments in France

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Trypan-Blue-assisted-Vitrectomy:-More-Condiments-in-France.flv J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Juan G. Sanchez, MD (Caracas, Venezuela) SYNOPSIS We evaluated the efficacy of trypan blue (TB) dye for the staining and removal of the internal limiting membrane (ILM), epiretinal membranes (ERM), and the mechanical detachment of the posterior hyaloid during pars plana vitrectomy. No...

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The Effect of an Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injection in Macular Edema Secondary to Parafoveal Telangiectasis Type 2A

Lihteh Wu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Teodoro Evans, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Maria H. Berrocal, MD (Santurce, PR), Francisco J. Rodriguez, MD (Bogota, Colombia), Maria Hsu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Juan G. Sanchez, MD (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To report the visual outcome and ocular complications of an intravitreal injection of triamcinolone (IVT) in the treatment of macular edema...

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Comparison of Photodynamic Therapy Combined with Immediate Versus Delayed Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide for Choroidal Neovascularization

Ajay Dudani, MD (Mumbai, India), Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To examine the 12-month results of a group of patients treated with combined photodynamic therapy (PDT) with verteporfin and intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for choroidal neovascularization (CNV). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of noncomparative case series of 54 eyes with CNV which were treated...

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Safety of an Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab (Avastin®): Results of a Multicenter Trial

Lihteh Wu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Maria A. Martinez- Castellanos, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Michel Eid Farah, MD, PhD (São Paulo, Brazil), Maria H. Berrocal, MD (Santurce, PR), Jose A. Roca, MD (Lima, Peru), Francisco J. Rodriguez, MD (Bogota, Colombia), Mauricio Maia, MD (São Paulo, Brazil), Teodoro Evans, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Pan...

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Triple Combination Therapy (Photodynamic Therapy with Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Subtenon Triamcinolone Acetonide) for Choroidal Neovascularization

Alay S. Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, India), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Ajay Dudani, MD (Mumbai, India) PURPOSE: To determine the results of combination triple therapy for choroidal neovascularization (CNV). METHODS: Prospective pilot study of 11 consecutive eyes with new (previously untreated) CNV which were treated with photodynamic therapy (PDT) with visudyne along with intravitreal bevacizumab (1.25mg) and subtenon...

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Condiments in Vitreoretinal Surgery: A Bad Day in the Kitchen!

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Condiments-in-Vitreoretinal-Surgery:-A-Bad-Day-in-the-Kitchen.flv J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Reinaldo A. Garcia, MD (Caracas, Venezuela) SYNOPSIS We report a case of macular hole surgery complicated by accidental massive subretinal indocyanine green (ICG), and retinal tear through the papillomacular bundle. Our anatomic and functional results were poor with retinal and RPE...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Treatment of Macular Edema in Central and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Ajay Dudani, MD (Mumbai, India), Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To report the anatomic and visual acuity response after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab in patients with macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). METHODS: Prospective study of patients with macular edema due to CRVO/BRVO who were treated...

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Short Term Visual and Anatomic Outcomes Following Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Macular Edema Secondary to Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

Jose A. Roca, MD (Lima, Peru), Lihteh Wu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Fernando Arevalo, MD (Caracas, Venezuela), Mauricio Maia, MD (São Paulo, Brazil), Maria H. Berrocal, MD (Santurce, PR), Francisco J. Rodriguez, MD (Bogota, Colombia), Michel Eid Farah, MD, PhD (São Paulo, Brazil), Fabio Bom Aggio, MD (São Paulo, Brazil) PURPOSE: To describe the visual and anatomic outcomes of an intravitreal injection of 1.25 mg or 2.5 mg of bevacizumab...

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