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Full Macular Translocation for Massive Submacular Hemorrhage Secondary to Neovascular AMD

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Hemorrhages.flv Author: Hassan Mortada, Cairo, Egypt Advantages: In eyes with massive submacular hemorrhage secondary to neovascular AMD, perform full macular translocation (FMT) remove the submacular hemorrhage, excise the neovascular membrane and translocate the macula to an area with healthier RPE/CC complex. This results in improvement of both distant and reading vision and prevents recurrence...

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Role of Subretinal R-TPA in Management of Subretinal Haemorrhage due to Age Related Macular Degeneration

S. Natarajan, Santosh Mahapatra, Hitendra B. Mehta , Hemant Todkar Purpose: To establish the role of R-TPA in management of massive subretinal haemorrhage due to ARMD. Methods: Retrospective case control study. Results: Clearance of subretinal / sub RPE haemorrhage in two of our cases following vitrectomy and subretinal R-TPA injection. Conclusion: Subretinal / Sub Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) R-TPA, is a good therapeutic option in...

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Vitrectomy and Subretinal tPA in Submacular Hemorrhage

Mehmet Cakir, MD, Ziya Kapran, MD, Nur Acar, MD, Y. Banu Ünver, MD, Tugrul Altan, MD, Zerrin Bayraktar, MD – Beyoglu Eye Research and Education Hospital, Istanbul Submacular hemorrhage in age related macular degeneration (ARMD) leads to severe visual loss in the early period by photoreceptor damage. At the same time, subretinal hemorrhage prevents the diagnosis and the treatment of the primary pathology. Tissue plasminogen activator...

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Therapeutic Approach to Acute Submacular Hemorrhage

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Therapeutic-Approach-to-Acute-Submacular-Hemorrhage.swf Ziya Kapran, Tugrul Altan, Mehmet Cakir, Nur Acar, Yaprak B. Ünver, Zerrin Bayrakar Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of pneumatic displacement of submacular hemorrhage with sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas tamponade, with or without use of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). Methods: Pneumatic displacement or surgical removal of the submacular...

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Management of Sub-Macular Haemorrhage

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Management-of-sub-macular-haemorrhage.swf Pietro Rossi MD, Carlandrea Trillo MD, Claudia Castiglioni MD, Angelo Macrì MD, Massimo Corazza MD Purpose: To evaluate two different management strategy for thick submacular haemorrhage. Methods: Comparative retrospective interventional non randomized study of 30 consecutive eyes with thick sub-macular haemorrhage secondary to age related macular...

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The Use of tPA in the Management of Sub-Retinal Haemorrhages

Theodoros Potamitis, Aristos Kafkalias, Eleni Topuzi Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of sub-retinal haemorrhage removal during vitrectomy, augmented by the use of tPA. Methods: Eight cases of massive sub-retinal haemorrhage due to AMD are reviewed. The method used and the timing for tPA injection are presented. Results: In all eight cases peripheral vision improved so that the patients gained navigation vision. Removal of the...

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