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Effect of Intraoperative 5-Fluorouracil and Low Molecular Weight Heparin on the Outcome in High-risk Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Effect-of-Intraoperative-5-Fluorouracil-and-Low-Molecular-Weight-Heparin-on-the-Outcome-in-High-risk-Proliferative-Vitreoretinopathy.swf Guruprasad S. Ayachit, MS (Hubli, Karnataka, India), Paul Tornambe, MD (Poway, CA) PURPOSE: To determine whether these pharmacological agents prevent PVR. To determine whether there are any adverse effects. METHODS: In this prospective randomized single masked...

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The Effects of Combined Inhibition of Platelet-derived Growth Factor (PDGF-B) and VEGF-A Signaling in Murine Models of Ocular Neovascularization

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/The-Effects-of-Combined-Inhibition-of-Platelet-derived-Growth- Factor-(PDGF-B)-and-VEGF-A-Signaling-in-Murine-Models-of-Ocular-Neovascularization.swf Anthony P. Adamis, MD (New York, NY),* David R. Guyer, MD (New York, NY)* PURPOSE: While the inhibition of VEGF-A signaling can prevent new blood vessel growth in cancer and ocular pathologies, more mature vessels appear to be less susceptible. Since...

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