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The Intraocular Use of Triamcinolone Acetonide in Controlling Intraoperative Bleeding During Vitrectomy for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

The Intraocular Use of Triamcinolone Acetonide in Controlling Intraoperative Bleeding During Vitrectomy for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy ABSTRACT Purpose: To observe the efficacy and safety of intraocular use of triamcinolone acetonide in controlling intraoperative bleeding during vitrectomy for proliferative diabetic retinopathy, and to analyze the relative factors. Methods: We reviewed 25 patients (29 eyes) with severe...

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25 Gauge Diabetic Vitrectomy Outcomes with and Without 29 Gauge Twin Light Chandelier Endoillumination

25 Gauge Diabetic Vitrectomy Outcomes with and Without 29 Gauge Twin Light Chandelier Endoillumination ABSTRACT Purpose: To compare anatomical and visual outcomes of 25G vitreo-retinal surgery for diabetic tractional retinal detachments with and without 29G twin light chandelier endoillumination. Setting / Venue: Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi Methods: It was a...

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Subretinal Injections of BSS Combined with Vitrectomy and ILM Peeling in Diabetic Macular Edema

Subretinal Injections of BSS Combined with Vitrectomy and ILM Peeling in Diabetic Macular Edema ABSTRACT Purpose: To present results of a novel surgical technique in treatment naive diabetic macular oedema. Methods: Prospective interventional study. Core vitrectomy, posterior hyaloid detachment, trypan blue staining and ILM peeling were performed. Subretinal BSS injection followed. Results: 6 eyes of 6 patients were operated. Central...

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Diabetic Macular Edema: One Surgery or 30 Injections ?

Diabetic Macular Edema: One Surgery or 30 Injections ? ABSTRACT Diabetes is a disease whose incidence is increasing throughout the entire world. The most common cause of blindness of all the ocular complications of diabetes is macular edema. Today we have numerous treatment options to offer to the patient: corticosteroid and antiVEGF injections into the vitreous cavity as well as certain implants. While most of these medications are...

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DME Progression After Cataract Surgery: An Underestimated But Very Frequent Complication

DME Progression After Cataract Surgery: An Underestimated But Very Frequent Complication ABSTRACT DME can develop or worsen after cataract surgery in diabetic eyes, even in the absence of mild or advanced retinopathy, and in up to 56% of cases. Surgeons must be aware of this dramatic complication, that can easily and permanently vanish the potential benefit of surgery. CONTACT DETAILS Giacomo Panozzo Verona, Italy Email :...

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Comparison of Efficacy of Intravitreal Ranibizumab Between Non-vitrectomized and Vitrectomized Eyes with Diabetic Macular Edema: 2-year Results

Comparison of Efficacy of Intravitreal Ranibizumab Between Non-vitrectomized and Vitrectomized Eyes with Diabetic Macular Edema: 2-year Results ABSTRACT Aim: To compare the effectiveness of intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) for diabetic macular edema (DME) between eyes with and without previous vitrectomy. Materials & Methods: We retrospectively assessed the best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), central macular thickness (CMT) and total...

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A Novel Drug Delivery Route for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema: Suprachoroidal Triamcinolone Acetonide Administration

A Novel Drug Delivery Route for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema: Suprachoroidal Triamcinolone Acetonide Administration ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of of suprachoroidal injection of triamcinolone acetonide (TA) for diabetic macular edema (DME). Methods: Seventeen eyes of 17 patients were given suprachoroidal injection of 4mg TA for DME. Injection was performed with a 30G needle approximately 1mm...

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Slurry Kenalog: A Lower Cost, Quick and Easy Alternative for Long-term Intraocular Steroid Delivery

Slurry Kenalog: A Lower Cost, Quick and Easy Alternative for Long-term Intraocular Steroid Delivery ABSTRACT Objective: Slurry Kenalog (centrifuge concentrated triamcinolone acetonide 40mg/0.1ml) is an easily reproducible, safe and cost effective alternative to long term intraocular steroid delivery. PURPOSE: To demonstrate the safety, efficacy and viability of centrifuged intravitreal Slurry Kenalog (triamcinolone acetonide) to...

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Intravitreal Ocriplasmin in DME with Vitreomacular Adhesion in Eyes with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Intravitreal Ocriplasmin in DME with Vitreomacular Adhesion in Eyes with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of a single intravitreal injection of ocriplasmin (125 µg) in eyes with diabetic macular edema (DME) and focal or loose broad vitreomacular adhesion/traction (VMA) in cases where proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) was present and to compare these results with those obtained in eyes...

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Intravitreal Implants for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema in Vitrectomized Patients

Intravitreal Implants for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema in Vitrectomized Patients ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate and compare the functional, anatomical and safety response after the long-acting intravitreal sustained release fluocinolone acetonide (FAc) implant (0.2 µg/day, ILUVIEN®) and dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex® 0.7 mg) in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) in vitrectomized eyes. Setting: Department of...

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DRCR Trials

DRCR Trials ABSTRACT CONTACT DETAILS   Ron Adelman New Haven, CT, USA Email:...

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