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Congress – The challenge of retinal transplantation.

on SYMPOSIUM: ARMD SURGICAL APPROACH Monday, June 20, 2005 ; 8:30 – 1:15 The Challenge of Retinal Transplantation Author: Peep V. Algvere, M.D., Ph.D., Relya Zivojnovic Award Abstract : Since several retinal diseases and dystrophies exhibit apoptotic cell death of photoreceptors and/or RPE cells, transplantation of young and healthy cells has been most desirable to replace the diseased tissue. A remarkable achievement was the...

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Autologous Retinal Pigment Epithelium and Choroid Transplantation for Exudative ARMD with 180° Peripheral Retinotomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Autologous-Retinal-Pigment-Epithelium-and-Choroid-Transplantation-for-Exudative-ARMD-with-180-Peripheral-Retinotomy.flv Grazia Pertile, Barbara Parolini Advantages: Autologous Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) and choroid transplantation has a rationale in replacing the damaged RPE after surgical removal of a CNV and can be useful in order to restore better visual acuity. We present preliminary...

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Autologous Iris Pigment Epithelium Cell Transplantation for Treatment of Dry Macular Degeneration: 2 Year Follow-up

Narendra Armogan, MD, FRCS(C) (Mississauga, Canada), Fareed Ali, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada), Alan Kosaric, MD (Oakville, Canada) PURPOSE: Can Autologous Iris Pigment Cell transplantation for Dry Macular Degeneration be used as a treatment to prevent the relentless progression of the disease as measured by functional and structural analysis; additionally, can improvement of visual acuity in patients by virtue of rescuing neuro-retinal...

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Results From a Chronically Implanted 16-channel Epiretinal Prosthesis in Blind Subjects

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Results-From-a-Chronically-Implanted-16-channel-Epiretinal-Prosthesis-in-Blind-Subjects.swf http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Results-From-a-Chronically-Implanted-16-channel-Epiretinal-Prosthesis-in-Blind-Subjects.flv Robert J. Greenberg, PhD (Los Angeles, CA),* Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD (Los Angeles, CA),* Jill Hopkins, MD (Los Angeles, CA),* Scott H. Greenwald, (Los Angeles, CA),* Alan...

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Chronic Retinal Chip Implant in Blind Patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Chronic-Retinal-Chip-Implant-in-Blind-Patients-with-Retinitis-Pigmentosa.swf Gisbert Richard, MD (Hamburg, Germany), Michaela Velikay Parel, MD (Graz, Austria), Ralf Hornig, MD (Bonn, Germany), Matthias Feucht, MD (Hamburg, Germany) PURPOSE: To evaluate the performance of an investigational Retinal Implant System in blind patients with retinitis pigmentosa. Objectives of the study are also to test the...

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Evaluation of the Artificial Silicon RetinaTM Device for the Treatment of Vision Loss from Retinitis Pigmentosa

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Evaluation-of-the-Artificial-Silicon-RetinaTM-Device-for-the-Treatment-of-Vision-Loss-from-Retinitis-Pigmentosa.swf John S. Pollack, MD (Joliet, IL),* Kirk H. Packo, MD (Chicago, IL),* Gislin Dagnelie, PhD (Baltimore, MD), Ron A. Schuchard, PhD (Atlanta, GA), Julia A. Haller, MD (Baltimore, MD), Thomas M. Aaberg, MD (Atlanta, GA), Mathew W. MacCumber, MD, PhD (Chicago, IL), Pauline T. Merrill, MD (Oak...

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