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Variable Clinical Manifestations of Bilateral Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Diana Chichur, Andriy Sergienko (Kyiv, Ukraine) Advantages: This study reports different clinical types of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) that require different surgical methods of repair. Methods: Retrospective review of 80 patients presenting with bilateral RRD. Effectiveness / Safety: Two types of bilateral RRD clinical course were distinguished from clinical assessment: type I with a more favorable outcome, (13.7% of the...

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Clinical Characteristics of Simultaneous Bilateral Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachments

Woo Hyok Chang, (Daegu, South Korea), Eun Ah Kim, MD (Daegu, South Korea) PURPOSE: To analyze the incidence rate, clinical characteristics and postoperative prognosis of simultaneous bilateral rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (SRD). METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 22 patients who visited our department for treatment of SRD and who had been in regular surveillance for at least 6 months. RESULTS: The incidence of...

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Rate of Vitrectomy in the Fellow Eye of Patients Undergoing Primary Diabetic Vitrectomy

Ashish G. Sharma, MD (Detroit, MI), Dean Eliott, MD (Los Angeles, CAI) PURPOSE: To determine the incidence and timing of fellow eye vitrectomy in patients undergoing primary diabetic vitrectomy. METHODS: A retrospective study was done on 351 consecutive patients who underwent primary diabetic vitrectomy by one vitreoretinal surgeon at the Kresge Eye Institute. Patients were followed for an average of two years. The primary vitrectomies were...

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Increased Visual Acuity in Fellow Affected Eyes of Subjects Undergoing Therapy with Intravenous EvizonTM (Squalamine Lactate) for Exudative AMD

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Increased-Visual-Acuity-in-Fellow-Affected-Eyes-of-Subjects-Undergoing-Therapy-with-Intravenous-EvizonTM-(Squalamine-Lactate)-for-Exudative-AMD.swf Michael J. Gast, MD, PhD (Plymouth Meeting, PA),* Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS (Philadelphia, PA), Edgar L. Thomas, MD (Beverly Hills, CA), Charles A. Garcia, MD (Houston, TX), Roger Vogel, MD (Tampa, FL)* PURPOSE: High percentages of patients with wet AMD...

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Incident Choroidal Neovascular Lesions in the Fellow Eyes of Participants with Unilateral Neovascular AMD during the Submacular Surgery Trials

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Incident-Choroidal-Neovascular-Lesions-in-the-Fellow-Eyes-of-Participants-with-Unilateral-Neovascular-AMD-during-the-Submacular-Surgery-Trials.swf Sharon D. Solomon, MD (Baltimore, MD), Joan L. Jefferys, ScM (Baltimore, MD), Barbara S. Hawkins, PhD (Baltimore, MD), Susan B. Bressler, MD (Baltimore, MD), SST Research Group PURPOSE: Protocol fluorescein angiograms (FA) in SST participants included FE...

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