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Epimacular Brachytherapy for Established Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Interim Results

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-2.flv Timothy L. Jackson, Pravin Dugel, Robert Petrarca, Jeff Nau for the MERITAGE study group (London, UK) Advantages: Radiation has the potential to eliminate the proliferating endothelial cells, fibroblasts, and inflammatory cells that cause vision loss in wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and may therefore produce a more durable therapeutic effect than...

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Epimacular Brachytherapy for Wet AMD: 24 Months Results

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Surgery.flv Authors: TL Jackson, M Farah, JP Duprat, M Avila, GY Fujii, J Rossi, A Santos, R Palank , J Nau, London, UK Advantages: Epimacular brachytherapy (EMB) offers a novel, durable, costeffective treatment for age-related macular degeneration. Methods: Patients with classic, mixed or occult choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) underwent a pars plana vitrectomy followed by 24 Gy beta irradiation...

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