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Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma – An Unusual Complication of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Prabu Baskaran_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 We report an unusual catastrophic complication of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (PCV) despite an initial satisfactory response to treatment. A 67 year-old female presented to us in July 2012 with defective vision in RE since six months. She was a known hypertensive and diabetic on treatment since 15 years. There was no history of trauma, blood dyscrasias or use of any anticoagulants. On examination,...

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Effects of Intravitreal Aflibercept on Patients with Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy: Results of VAULT Study

Woohyok Chang_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_2 Purpose: To investigate efficacy of intravitreal aflibercept injection in patients with treatment-naive polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Methods: A prospective, multi-center, single-arm, interventional case series conducted in South Korea. Forty seven patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) confirmed using indocyanine green (ICG) angiography were enrolled. Aflibercept (2.0 mg) was...

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High Intensity Thermal Laser in Non-subfoveal Polypoidal Choroido Vasculopathy – An Effective Method

Advantages: In non-subfoveal idiopathic polypoidal choroido vasculopathy (IPCV) cases, the high to moderate intensity green laser along with or with out anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injections may be tried with good success in cases refractory to photodynamic therapy (PDT). Methods: Five eyes of five patients were studied retrospectively. Two patients were male and three patients were female, the age group ranging...

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Choroidal Vasculopathy Polipoydal. PTD guided by ICG. Long-term Period Results

Advantages: To evaluate the long-term outcome of patients suffering from symptomatic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (CVP), treated with focal photodynamic therapy (PDT), guided by indocyanine green (ICG). Methods: A prospective study of 11 eyes of 10 patients. Initially treated with focal PDT-VI guided. In 11 eyes the minimum follow up was 12 months, 9 eyes of 24 months, 7 to 36 months, 4 of 48 months and 3 to 60 months. We evaluated...

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Role of Anti-VEGF Drugs in Therapeutic Approach to Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

García Alonso Ana, Fonollá Gil Marta, Castro Navarro Joaquín, González Castaño Carmen (Oviedo, Spain) Advantages: Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (IPCV) has distinctive features among the spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), as is poor response to anti-VEGF monotherapy. When macular involvement is present, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) has provided the best outcomes. Nevertheless, persistent subretinal fluid...

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Intravitreal Ranibizumab Combined with Verteporfin Photodynamic Therapy for Treating Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Jung Yeul Kim (Daejeon, South Korea) Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of intravitreal ranibizumab (Lucentis) with verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT) for patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Patients and Methods: Seventeen eyes of 17 patients with symptomatic PCV who received three monthly intravitreal ranibizumab injections with PDT were retrospectively reviewed. The follow-up period lasted over 6 months after...

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