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Postoperative Macular Hole Closure Patterns and Its Relation with the Visual Outcome

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x16sglm To demonstrate the different postoperative macular hole closure patterns after macular hole surgery and their effect on the visual outcome.

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Interest of Reading Evaluation with an Eye Tracker in Idiopathic Macular Hole Before and After Surgical Treatment

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x16sglm Purpose: To evaluate the effect of idiopathic macular hole on eye movements during reading before and after macular hole surgery. Methods: Twelve patients with unilateral idiopathic full-thickness macular hole were included in this prospective case-control study. In the diseased eye, all patients underwent standard two-port pars plana vitrectomy with posterior hyaloid and ILM removal. Main outcome...

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The EVRS Macular Edema Study Results

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Self Testing in Macular Edema: Possible Applications and Their Limits

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xudv5d Since 1994, the Freiburg Visual Acuity Test allows a standardized visual acuity test with Landolt rings under well-defined conditions for illumination and contrast. Similarly, the web-based test of the Aachen Centrum for Technology transfer in Ophthalmology (ACTO), allows a standardized follow up for macular disorders and other eye diseases. Since smartphones are equipped with a retina display, they...

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Correlation Between Post-operative OCT Changes and Best Corrected VA After PPV for RD

Advantages: To reveal post-operative specific changes of macular layers using OCT in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD) with macula-off and macula-on pre-op; to provide correlation between OCT changes and post-operative best corrected visual acuity (BCVA). Methods: In 42 patients with rhegmatogenous RD in 1 month after pars-plana vitrectomy OCT analysis (HD-OCT, Cirrus, Carl Zeiss, Meditec) was performed to detect...

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Relationship Between Interpupillary Visual Axis Distances and Level of Intelligence

Advantages: Contribution and increase treatment of mental disorder, and level of individual capability in children and illiterate people, and early diagnosis of mental retardation, Down syndrome, Turner syndrome, Klinefelters syndrome. Methods: 70 normal subjects (male and female school and university students of different ages) were studied, (3 Groups), the measurement of interpupillary distance (IPD), in normal individuals, with no...

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Comparison of Postoperative Visual Field and Nerve Fiber Layer Change in RRD

Advantages: To compare the visual field and retinal nerve fibre layer of scleral buckling (SB) and primary pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for treatment of simple rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Methods: We studied twenty eyes with RRD that underwent successful surgical reattachment. Visual field test and retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) thickness measurement were performed in patients and outcomes were compared not only between...

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Success Rate of Primary Retinal Detachment Surgery

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Bleb-like Syndrome After Sclera Buckle Surgery for Retinal Detachment

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xnmnzo http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xnngor Maria Chiara Freno*, Maurizio Mete, Grazia Pertile (Negrar, Italy) Background: Small bleb-like subretinal lesions (bleb-like syndrome) have been shown to be a relatively common finding after scleral buckling (SB) for retinal detachment (RD), while it is very uncommon after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). Although bleb-like lesions were previously reported as small...

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How to Minimize Scleral Buckling Complications?

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xnmnzo http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xnngor Frank Becquet, Jean-François Le Rouic, Didier Ducournau (Nantes, France) Purpose: To evaluate the use, tolerance and complications of episcleral implants in retinal detachment surgery. Methods: A review was carried out on the medical reports of 2155 patients with a single surgical procedure (cryotherapy and scleral buckling) for rhegmatogenous retinal...

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Complications Following Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment — What You Should Tell Your Colleagues Doing the Follow-up

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn4oml Zora Ignjatovic, Katarina Misailovic, Andjela Tolic (Belgrade, Serbia) Advantages: If you deal with patients from far away and have to relinquish follow up to your colleagues who are not vitreoretinal surgeons, it can be helpful if you have some guidelines. Methods: During following up 3320 vitreoretinal cases we had to connect with ophthalmologists from far away hospitals and offices, not experienced...

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The Frequency of Silicone Oil Induced Glaucoma After Pars Plana Vitrectomy

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 A. Sergienko, L. Lytvynchuk, I. Kozlovska, Galina Y. Lavrenchuk, O. Fylypchuk, V. Siriachenko (Kyiv, Ukraine) Advantages: To evaluate the incidence of secondary glaucoma after pars plana vitrectomy due to silicon oil emulsification in different terms of endotamponade and to study the efficacy of trabeculectomy in refractory cases to medical...

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Recurrent Retinal Detachment in Silicone Oil Filled Eyes

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 Hassan Mortada (Cairo, Egypt) Advantages: Recurrent RD in silicone oil filled eyes may occur early due to persistent retinal traction not adequately relieved or missed breaks, or late due to reproliferation. The aim of the present study is to describe the pathogenesis and management of recurrent Rd, following vitrectomy and silicone oil tamponade in eyes with...

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Retinal Redetachment After Silicone Oil Removal

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 Silvia Bopp (Bremen, Germany) Advantages: To address the problem of retinal redetachments after silicone oil removal in eyes that had undergone vitreous surgery with silicone oil tamponade for complicated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR). Methods: Retrospective chart review of 73 patients who had vitrectomy /...

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Removal of a Submacular Perflurocarbon Bubble

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 Stratos Gotzaridis, Elias Georgalas (Athens, Greece) Advantages: The use of perflurocarbons liquids leads to unpleasant complications such as subretinal bubbles. The problem is getting more serious when the bubble is located in the area of foveola, which results in severe reduction of the vision. We present a case of removal of a subretinal foveolar...

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Macular Fold or Macula Off

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 Zoran Tomic (Uppsala, Sweden) Advantages: Unfolding the macular fold that may occur as a seldom seen but unpleasant complication after primary vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD), can recover patient’s poor visual acuity in otherwise successfully reattached retina. Methods: Anatomical and functional results of treatment of total five cases...

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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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Clinical Findings and PVR Distribution

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Article – Vitrectomy In Diabetic Retinopathy

Vitrectomy In Diabetic Retinopathy Hospital Geral de Santo António. Porto, Portugal Vitrectomy In Diabetic Retinopathy Ferreira N, Pessoa B, Macedo M, Queirós P, Meireles A Hospital Geral de Santo António. Porto, Portugal Background Diabetic retinopathy is a vascular retinal disease. Prolonged hyperglycaemia in diabetes can result in increased permeability and progressive occlusion of retinal vessels. These alterations may lead...

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Management of Subretinal Perfluorocarbon Liquid

Barbara Parolini, Grazia Pertile Advantages: Perfluorocarbon liquid (PFCL) may slip under the retina in complex cases of PFCL/silicone oil exchange with large retinotomies.  External scleral massage with a scleral depressor may help in extruding PFCL residues from the subretinal space. Methods: External scleral massage with scleral depressor in order to move the PFCL residues in the direction of the retinotomy and extrude the residues...

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Interactive Computer Programs Improve Vision Testing for Ocular Screening, Treatment Evaluation and Post Treatment Surveillance

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Interactive-Computer-Programs-Improve-Vision-Testing-for-Ocular-Screening,-Treatment-Evaluation-and-Post-Treatment-Surveillance.flv Stephen H. Sinclair, Yaprak Banu Unver, Gulderen Aktan Yavuz Advantages: Ophthalmologists overall have limited themselves in understanding and treatment of ocular disease because of the limited methods of traditional vision measurement that are physician dependent....

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Anatomic and Functional Results in Macular Hole Surgery

Miguel Angel Quiroz-Reyes, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Carmen Lizana, MD (Mexico, City, Mexico) PURPOSE: Is the limitorrhrexis an efective and secure technique to improve the anatomic and functional outcomes in idiopathic macular hole patients? METHODS: Retrospective study of patients with stage 2 to 4 idiopathic macular hole who underwent vitrectomy with and without dye-assited limitorhexis between the year 2000 to 2005. RESULTS: Fifty nine...

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Multiple Macular Retinal Detachments after Successful Buckle Surgery: Infrared, Autofluorescence, OCT and Microperimetric Features

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Multiple-Macular-Retinal-Detachments-after-Successful-Buckle-Surgery:-Infrared,-Autofluorescence,-OCT-and-Microperimetric-Features.swf Francesco Faraldi, MD (Torino, Italy), Chiara M. Eandi, MD (Torino, Italy), Maria Maddalena Rabbione, MD (Torino, Italy), Manuela Fornara, MD (Torino, Italy), Paola Vaona, (Torino, Italy) PURPOSE: Purpose:To investigate the infrared, autofluorescence, optical coherence...

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Comparison of Visual Recovery Time in Patients Undergoing 20g and 25-gauge Vitreous Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Comparison-of-Visual-Recovery-Time-in-Patients-Undergoing-20g and-25-gauge-Vitreous-Surgery.swf Suber S. Huang, MD, MBA (Cleveland, OH),* Mike Ward, MD (Cleveland, Ohio), Mohamed Shaker Alomram, MD (Manama, Bahrain), Llew Rao, MD (Cleveland, OH), Firas Seffo, MD (Cleveland, OH), Karim Jamal, MD (Cleveland, OH) PURPOSE: This study compares the rate of visual recovery in a consecutive case series of...

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Effect on High Contrast Discriminated Target Central Fields of Photodynamic Therapy with Vertporphyrin for CNVM Due to AMD

Stephen H. Sinclair, MD (Media, PA),* Weiye Li, MD (Media, PA), Peter Presti, (Media, PA)* PURPOSE: Vision outcomes for treatment of AMD CNVM have been previously evaluated using visual acuity with severe limitations. Central visual field testing with discriminated targets appears to offer significant advantages. METHODS: In this cohort, 31 eyes of 29 patients undergoing PDT with intravitreal triamcinolone for AMD CNVM underwent IVFA, BCVA...

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Vision-specific Quality of Life at 12 Months in Subjects with or without Classic CNV Due to AMD: Phase III Clinical Trial of Ranibizumab (Lucentis)

Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS (Philadelphia, PA),* Neil M. Bressler, MD (Baltimore, MD),* Jennifer T. Fine, PhD (South San Francisco, CA),* Chantal M. Dolan, PhD (South San Francisco, CA),* Claudine Marceau, PhD (Basel, Switzerland),* Tom S. Chang, MD (Pasadena, CA)* PURPOSE: To examine the effects of less frequent dosing of ranibizumab (LucentisTM) on patientreported visionspecific QoL through 12 months using the NEI-VFQ 25 in PIER, a phase...

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Long-term Outcomes of a Modified Transconjunctival 20 Gauge Vitrectomy

Juan B. Yepez, MD (Maracaibo, Venezuela) SYNOPSIS To evaluate step by step the safety and efficacy of a modified 20 gauge vitrectomy to repair successfully more complex vitreoretinal pathology.

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Ultrastructural Morphometry of the Internal Limiting Membrane (ILM) in the Laboratory Universal Computer Image Analysis System

Bohdana Kalvodova, MD (Prague, Czech Republic), Jaroslava Duskova, MD, PhD (Prague, Czech Republic), Tarek Aboutable, MD, PhD (Prague, Czech Republic), Martin Janek, MD (Prague, Czech Republic), Evantia Omoscharkas, MD (Prague, Czech Republic) PURPOSE: Removal of the posterior hyaloid and ILM during microsurgery appears to have a positive influence on the resolution of diabetic macular edema (DME) and idiopathic macular hole (IMH)....

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Quality of Life in Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration: Results from the VI.S.I.O.N. Trial

Manjula Patel, MD (New York, NY),* Jordi Mones, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Anita Leys, PhD, MD (Leuven, Belgium), Gergana Zlateva, PhD (New York, NY),* Sonali N. Shah, BS Pharm, MPH (New York, NY)* PURPOSE: Patients with AMD are more likely to need help with daily activities, experience more emotional distress, and report a reduced quality of life than those without AMD. Pegaptanib sodium is the first pharmacological treatment for subfoveal...

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Reoperation after Diabetic Vitrectomy: Rate, Indications, Visual Outcomes, and Complications in an Urban Academic Medical Center

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Reoperation-after-Diabetic-Vitrectomy:-Rate,-Indications,-Visual-Outcomes,-and-Complications-in-an-Urban-Academic-Medical-Center.swf Julie L. Gasperini, MD (Detroit, MI), Dean Eliott, MD (Los Angeles, CA) PURPOSE: To identify the rate, indications, visual outcomes, and complications in patients requiring reoperation(s) for the sequelae of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. METHODS: Retrospective...

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Managing Dry Macular Folds after Vitreoretinal Surgery (Best of Show)

Managing Dry Macular Folds after Vitreoretinal Surgery (Best of Show)

Carlos Mateo, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Borja Corcostegui, MD (Barcelona, Spain) SYNOPSIS Dry macular folds are a rare complication after vitreoretinal surgery. Most reported associated conditions are: superior bullous retinal detachment repair, giant breaks retinal detachment repair and recently limited macular translocation. When affecting the fovea dry macular folds cause a dense linear scotoma with metamorphosia with a very unpleasant...

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Use of Double Reciprocal Analysis to Compare Pharmacological Treatments for Subfoveal Exudative AMD

Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD (New York, NY), Ankoor R. Shah, BS (New York, NY) PURPOSE: Multiple pharmacological treatments (photodynamic therapy [PDT], Macugen, Lucentis, and Anecortave Acetate [AA]) exist for exudative AMD; typically these treatments are compared to controls in clinical trials but not to one another. We have shown the rate of visual loss in untreated eyes is linear on a double reciprocal Lineweaver-Burke (LB) plot with...

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Predictive Factors for Visual Outcome after Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection for Diabetic Macular Edema

Rishi P. Singh, MD (Shaker Heights, OH), Oswaldo FM Brasil, MD (Cleveland, OH), Anat Galor, MD (Cleveland, Ohio), Scott D Smith, MD, MPH (Cleveland, OH), Careen Y. Lowder, MD (Cleveland, OH), Jonathan E. Sears, MD (Cleveland, OH), Peter K. Kaiser, MD (Cleveland, OH) PURPOSE: To evaluate the predictive factors for visual outcome after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection in the treatment of diabetic macular...

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Effect of Initial Visual Acuity on Visual Loss in Untreated AMD Eyes with Subfoveal Neovascularization

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Effect-of-Initial-Visual-Acuity-on-Visual-Loss-in-Untreated-AMD-Eyes-with-Subfoveal-Neovascularization.swf Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD (New York, NY), Ankoor R. Shah, BS (New York, NY) PURPOSE: Previous clinical trials in exudative AMD demonstrate large differences in the behavior of untreated control eyes. Herein we test the hypothesis that the behavior of the control eyes is essentially the same...

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Diurnal Variation in Retinal Thickening Measured By OCT

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Diurnal-Variation-in-Retinal-Thickening-Measured-By-OCT.swf Michel J. Shami, MD (Lubbock, TX), Ronald P. Danis, MD (Madison, WI), Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network PURPOSE: To evaluate diurnal variation in Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) measured retinal thickness in patients with center-involved diabetic macular edema (DME). METHODS: Ninety-six subjects with DME were recruited at 25...

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Ranibizumab (Lucentis) in Ischemic Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: Interim OCT and Visual Results from the RAVE Trial

Matthew S. Benz, MD (Houston, TX),* David M. Brown, MD (Houston, TX),* Richard H. Fish, MD (Houston, TX),* Rosa Y. Kim, MD (Houston, TX),* Andrew Strickler, MS (Houston, TX), Tien P. Wong, MD (Houston, TX)* PURPOSE: Patients with ischemic central retinal vein occlusion have a high rate of developing anterior segment neovascularization and neovascular glaucoma and often have a dismal visual outcome. The RAVE (Rubeosis Anti-VEGF) study is an...

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“BEST OF SHOW” Managing Dry Macular Folds after Vitreoretinal Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/BEST-OF-SHOW-Managing-Dry-Macular-Folds-after-Vitreoretinal-Surgery.flv Carlos Mateo, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Borja Corcostegui, MD (Barcelona, Spain) SYNOPSIS Dry macular folds are a rare complication after vitreoretinal surgery. Most reported associated conditions are: superior bullous retinal detachment repair, giant breaks retinal detachment repair and recently limited macular translocation. When...

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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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A Meta-analysis of Visual Outcome Following Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide for Macular Edema in Retinal Vascular Disorders

Ron A. Adelman, MD, MPH (New Haven, CT), Adarsh Arya, MD (New Haven, CT), John Emerson, PhD (New Haven, CT) PURPOSE: To study predictive factors that determine visual improvement following intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for macular edema in diabetes and retinal vein occlusions. METHODS: A meta-analysis was performed on the articles reporting functional outcome following intravitreal triamcinolone in macular edema associated with...

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Pitfalls in the Management of Ocular Trauma

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Pitfalls-in-the-Management-of-Ocular-Trauma.flv Hazem El Sabagh, MD (Damman, Saudi Arabia) SYNOPSIS The film present three ocular trauma cases in which improper management and / or improper timing of intervention has affected the anatomical and visual outcomes of surgery.

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New Approaches to Severe Incyclotorsion Induced by Macular Translocation Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/New-Approaches-to-Severe-Incyclotorsion-Induced-by-Macular-Translocation-Surgery.swf Jonathan M. Holmes, Colin A. McCannel – Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN USA Purpose: Macular translocation with a 360 degree retinectomy (MT360) is a surgical treatment for exudative age related macular degeneration. Visual rehabilitation following such surgery involves addressing tilting of...

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Four Years Experience with Macular Translocation

Zoran Tomic Purpose: To report on our results with full macular translocation (FMT) in the treatment of ARMD. Methods: Retrospective study on 15 consecutive eyes that underwent FMT for the treatment of subfoveal CNV in ARMD. Results: Visual acuity improved by ≥ 2 lines Snellen in 6 operated eyes (40%), remained unchanged in 3 eyes (20%) and worsened in 6 (40%). Reading vision recovered in 5 eyes (33%) and maintained in 2 (13%)....

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Clinical Outcome after Vitrectomy with or without Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling in Proliferative Diabetic Vitreoretinopathy Patients with Macular Edema

L. O. Hattenbach, P. N. Jentzmik, J. Puchta, Y. Sinangin, F. Koch – Klinik für Augenheilkunde, Netzhaut- und Glaskörperchirurgie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Purpose: To investigate visual recovery and clinical outcome after pars plana vitrectomy with or without internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling in patients with macular edema associated with proliferative diabetic vitreoretinopathy...

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The Effect of Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide on Optic Nerve Head Topography

Yusuf Akar, Cemil Apaydin, Meryem Altin, Asli Oner Purpose: To assess the effects of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection on optic nerve head topography. Methods: The study population consisted of one eye of 23 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with clinically significant macular edema. None of the patients had proliferative diabetic retinopathy or a history of retinal laser photocoagulation. All eyes had received 4 mg of...

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VEGF Inhibition Study in Ocular Neovascularization (Vision): Outcomes from the Phase II/III Macugen Pivitol Trials

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/VEGF-Inhibition-Study-in-Ocular-Neovascularization-(Vision):-Outcomes-from-the-Phase-II-III-Macugen-Pivitol-Trials.swf Thomas R. Friberg and the Macugen Study Group Purpose: To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Macugen in the treatment of exudative AMD. Methods: Two phase II/III randomized, double masked, multicentered trials were conducted to study the effect of pegatanib sodium (Macugen)...

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Combined Treatment: Photodynamic Therapy with Visudyne and Intravitreous Injection of Triamcinolone (IVT)

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Combined-treatment:-Photodynamic-therapy-with-visudyne-and-intravitreous-injection-of-triamcinolone-(IVT).swf Guy L’Helgoual’ch Purpose: To estimate the interest of intravitreous injection of Triaminolone 24 hours after Photodynamic Therapy with Visudyne used as treatment of néovascular complications of age related macular degeneration. Methods: During a period longer than 2 years, each patient...

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Photodynamic Therapy with Visudyne: Complications

Guy L’Helgoual’ch Purpose: To analyse the photodynamic therapy’s complications and try to understand parts of the mecanisms. Methods: Fluorescein and ICG angiograph are done using a Topcon Imagenet system Adobe Photoshop software to analyse the pictures and create traces from the lesion and laser’s spot area Morphing software to compare the angiographs. Results: Using Adobe photoshop software, it is possible to show the...

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Does Using Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide During ILM Peeling Affect the Outcome of Macular Hole Surgery?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Does-Using-Intravitreal-Triamcinolone-Acetonide-During-ILM-Peeling-Affect-the-Outcome-of-Macular-Hole-Surgery.swf Murat Karacorlu, Hakan Ozdemir, Serra Arf Karacorlu Purpose: To evaluate functional and anatomical outcome of triamcinolone acetonide assisted internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling in patients with macular hole. Methods: Fifteen eye of 15 consecutive patients were identified with stage...

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Variations of the Visual Function According to the Therapy

Malbrel Christian Purpose: Control innocuity of different therapies used in ARMD on color vision and central sensitivity. Methods: PDT-TTT-intravitreous triamcinolone-exerese surgery-radiotherapy were used on several patients with long survey time. Color vision and macular sensitivity data were collected. Results: About 1000 data on several years showing evolution of illness and influence of therapy. Conclusion: PDT is a safeguard for...

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ILM Removal on Stage 1 Macular Hole

Mario Pacini Purpose: To evaluate visual outcome and progression towards full thickness macular hole (MH) on patients presenting impending macular hole and operated by internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling technique. Methods: A retrospective study of 54 eyes of 52 patients presenting impending macular hole (stage 1). All pre- and post-op visual acuities were informed by referring doctors. A 2-port vitrectomy under slit lamp illuminating...

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Preferential Hyper Acuity Perimeter: Clinical and Angiographic Correlations

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Preferential-hyper-acuity-perimeter:-clinical-and-angiographic-correlations.swf Guy L’Helgoual’ch Purpose: To appreciate the correspondence of P.H.P.’s results with angiograph’s pictures for patients cured for age related macular degeneration, treated or not. Methods: 9 months using P.H.P. during the follow-up of patients for age related macular Degeneration. Some of the patients have got a...

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Clinical Course and Results of Surgical Treatment of Epiretinal Membranes (ERM)

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Clinical-Course-and-Results-of-Surgical-Treatment-of-Epiretinal- Membranes-(ERM).swf Viktoria Mester, Ferenc Kuhn, Yahya Ali Al Midwahi Purpose: Evaluation of the etiology, incidence, clinical course, and prognosis of surgical cases of epimacular proliferation. Methods: Retrospective review of 52 consecutive patients who underwent pars plana vitrectomy for epimacular proliferation. Results: The common...

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Outcomes Following 25-Gauge Vitrectomies for Primarily Macular Diseases

Colin A. McCannel, Lisa J. Faia, R. Mark Hatfield, Jose S. Pulido, McKinzie Hatfield, Vicky McNulty Purpose: To describe and quantify the outcomes seen following 25-gauge vitrectomy surgery for several different pre-operative indications, especially concerning rate of cataract formation in the operated eye. Methods: Retrospective review of 25-gauge vitrectomy surgeries performed between January 2002 through August 2004 with a minimum of 3...

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Short Term Functional and Anatomic Changes after 25G Vitreoretinal Surgery for Epiretinal Macular Membranes (ERM)

F. Boscia, C. Furino, N. Cardascia, L. Sborgia, N. Recchimurzo, C. Sborgia Purpose: To evaluate immediate and short term functional and anatomic changes of using the 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (25G-PPV) for epiretinal macular membranes (ERM). Methods: Prospective study of a consecutive interventional case series. Ten eyes of 10 phakic patients with idiopathic ERM and clear media underwent 25G-PPV and ERM removal with indocyanine-green...

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25G Vitrectomy for Epiretinal Membranes (ERM) and Vitreo-Macular Traction Syndromes: Short-Term Results

A. C. Gribomont, J. Delescaille Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the 25G transconjunctival vitrectomy in the treatment of epimacular membranes and vitreo-macular traction syndromes. Methods: In this prospective study dealing with a consecutive series of 38 eyes with an epimacular membrane or a vitreo-macular traction syndrome, either idiopathic or secondary, we recorded the visual acuity and intraocular pressure the day...

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Macular Function after Scleral Buckling Surgery for Recent Onset Retinal Detachment

Patrik Schatz, MD, Kristina Holm, MD, Sten Andréasson, MD, PhD Purpose: To investigate retinal function, and specifically central, macular function after scleral buckling surgery for recent onset retinal detachment. Methods: 14 Patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment of less than seven days´ duration, were operated with scleral buckling surgery. In eight of these, the detachment engaged the fovea, preoperatively. Clinical...

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