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Effectivity of Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injections for Diabetic Cystoid Macular Edema

Persistent diffuse macular edema (ME) or cystoid ME is a result of chronic inflammation with the generalized breakdown of the inner blood retinal barrier and fluid accumulation, primarily in the outer plexiform layer. This process is characterized by the development of hard exudates and progressively lost of vision. Triamcinolone acetonide is the most effective anti-inflammatory agent. After injection into the vitreous cavity...

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Intravitreal Ranibizumab Combined with Selective Laser Coagulation of Pigment Epithelium for Cystoid DME

Advantages: Selective laser coagulation of pigment epithelium (SLCPE) is effective laser procedure for treatment diffuse and focal diabetic macular edema with minimal damage of retina, but cystoid macular edema (CDME) is very torpid to different treatment modalities, and the majority of authors prefer grid laser for its treatment. We suggested that previous intravitreal ranibizumab (0.5 mg) will create conditions for effective SLCPE in...

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Results of Vitrectomy with Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling in Treatment of Patients with a Diabetic Traction Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Non-Proliferative-Diabetic-Maculopathies.flv Nikolai N. Umanets, Zoya A. Rozanova (Odessa, Ukraine) Advantages: In cases of unsuccessful treatment of diabetic macular edema by laser or intravitreal injections of antiangiogenic factors or corticosteroids frequently we can find out posterior hyaloid or internal limiting membrane traction. In this connection to patients with a diabetic traction macular...

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Application of Additional Gas Tamponade of Weak Expanding Concentration of Perfluoropropane in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Surgery with Inferior Breaks

Authors: Galyna Levytska, Stanislav Rodin, Zoya Rozanova, Mykola Umanets, Odessa, Ukraine Advantages / Purpose: To study the efficacy of endotamponade of inferior breaks by weak expanding concentration of perfluoropropane and additional gas tamponade in early postoperative period, if it is necessary. Methods: 62 patients (63 eyes), 30 male (48,4%), 32 female (51,6%) with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, PVR grade A: 16 eyes (25,4%),...

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