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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role, the safety and the effectiveness of Intravitreal Bevacizumab injections as an adjunct to vitrectomy in the management of severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Second University of Naples
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:31-0400
Recently, intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection has gained popularity as a potential treatment of intraocular neovascularization (CNV) associated with age related macular degenerati...
Proliferative diabetic retinopathy patients requiring pars plana vitrectomy receiving preoperative 0.625 mg intravitreal bevacizumab 3-10 days prior to vitrectomy will have similar surgery...
Purpose: Determine the short-term safety of intravitreal bevacizumab by multifocal electroretinography (mf-ERG). Methods: 120 eyes with choroidal neovascularization, proliferative diabeti...
Background: to evaluate the 3-month efficacy of a single dose of intravitreal bevacizumab on the progression of severe non proliferative diabetic retinopathy, proliferative diabetic retino...
Certain percent of the eyes with proliferative diabetic retinopathymay require pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) due to vitreous haemorrhage, proliferative membrane, and tractional retinal detac...
Present rationale, guidelines, and results of ranibizumab treatment for proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) in Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net) Protocol S.
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a chronic progressive disease of the retinal microvasculature associated with prolonged hyperglycaemia. Proliferative DR (PDR) is a sight-threatening complication of DR an...
To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection combined with cataract surgery in the treatment of patients with cataract and coexisting diabetic retinopathy (DR).
To present some recent clinically relevant results from Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research (DRCR) Network trials that may guide management of diabetic macular edema (DME) or proliferative diabetic...
To evaluate levels of complement factors in human vitreous of eyes with retinal detachments (RDs) and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) eyes.
A drug used to reduce hemorrhage in diabetic retinopathy.
Removal of the whole or part of the vitreous body in treating endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, intraocular foreign bodies, and some types of glaucoma.
Disease of the RETINA as a complication of DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the progressive microvascular complications, such as ANEURYSM, interretinal EDEMA, and intraocular PATHOLOGIC NEOVASCULARIZATION.
Aneurysm of the MICROVASCULATURE. Charcot–Bouchard aneurysms are aneurysms of the brain vasculature which is a common cause of CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE. Retinal microaneurysm is an early diagnostic sign of DIABETIC RETINOPATHY.
Vision considered to be inferior to normal vision as represented by accepted standards of acuity, field of vision, or motility. Low vision generally refers to visual disorders that are caused by diseases that cannot be corrected by refraction (e.g., MACULAR DEGENERATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, etc.).
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...