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Macular Translocation versus Autologous RPE and Choroid Transplantation for Exudative ARMD: Indications and Prognostic Factors

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-2.flv Barbara Parolini, Grazia Pertile (Verona, Italy) Advantages: Exudative AMD may benefit from different surgical approaches, when the standard of care is not successful. The efficacy of macular translocation or autologous RPE and choroid transplantation is linked to specific prognostic factors. The knowledge of the prognostic factors may guide the indications for...

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Full Macular Translocation for CNVM Secondary to ARMD, Not Responding to Anti-VEGFs

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-2.flv] Hassan Mortada (Cairo, Egypt) Advantages: Full macular translocation (FMT) has the advantages of complete removal of CNVMs not responding to repeated anti-VEGF intravitreal injections, reposition of the macular area over healthy retinal pigment epithelium and choriocapillaris and restoration of the normal macular configuration and function. Methods: The last...

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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 of...

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Where Else Can we Apply the Macular Translocation Technique?

Author: Zoran Tomic, Uppsala, Sweden Advantages: To present other indications where the induction of a retinal bleb and macular displacement can be applied. Methods: We have applied the above mentioned technique in 3 cases of macular folds, which developed as a consequence of the slippage of the retina after the treatment of a rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with big superior retinal tears and in one case of an inferior macular...

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Full Macular Translocation with 23 Gauge System: “Cau-Tano” Technique

Cesare Forlini, Paolo Rossini, Antonio Aversano (Department of Ophthalmology, “S. Maria delle Croci” Hospital, Ravenna, Italy)Matteo Forlini (Eye Clinic, University of Modena, Italy) Advantages: To show the effectiveness and the safety of the 23 gauge system for full macular translocation in age-related macular degeneration. Methods: In a case of pseudophakic exudative macula degeneration a standard three port 23 gauge vitrectomy is...

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Macular Translocation in the Age of Anti VEGF

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Macular-Translocation-in-the-Age-of-Anti-VEGF.flv Gabor B. Scharioth Advantages: In case of wet AMD with large subretinal hemorrhage, fresh RPE rip or non responding to anti-VEGF therapy we are convinced that macular translocation is the last chance for single eyed patients to preserve useful vision. Still today this approach is the only way to bring the fovea onto healthier RPE. Methods: Pars plana...

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