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Epimacular Brachytherapy for Established Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Interim Results

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-2.flv Timothy L. Jackson, Pravin Dugel, Robert Petrarca, Jeff Nau for the MERITAGE study group (London, UK) Advantages: Radiation has the potential to eliminate the proliferating endothelial cells, fibroblasts, and inflammatory cells that cause vision loss in wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and may therefore produce a more durable therapeutic effect than...

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Brachytherapy is a Useful Adjunct in Management of Large Active Retinal Angimatosis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Vascular-Pathologies-in-Young-Patients.flv Ihab Saad Othman, Abdullah EL Hussein (Giza, Egypt) Advantages: Retinal hemangioblastoma can attain large size, especially in perinatal period. Management includes repeated argon laser photocoagulation, cryotherapy. Brachytherapy is an effective technique in management with minimal complications. Methods: A series of 3 consecutive patients with large retinal...

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