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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29219961/measurement-of-full-thickness-macular-hole-size-using-en-face-optical-coherence-tomography
#1
E Philippakis, M Legrand, M El Sanharawi, A Erginay, A Couturier, R Tadayoni
PurposeTo assess the feasibility and interest of measuring macular hole (MH) size using en face optical coherence tomography (OCT) compared with manual diameter measurements on B-scans.MethodsAmong our previously published series of 100 patients operated for primary MH, patients whose images were acquired with Cirrus 5000 HD-OCT (Carl Zeiss Meditec) with a quality signal strength >5/10 were included. Three segmentations (internal limiting membrane, horizontal, and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)) were compared for obtaining the most appropriate en face image...
December 8, 2017: Eye
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29217147/a-study-of-the-natural-history-of-vitreomacular-traction-syndrome-by-oct
#2
Marie-Hélène Errera, Sidath E Liyanage, Petros Petrou, Pearse A Keane, Rene Moya, Eric Ezra, David G Charteris, Louisa Wickham
PURPOSE: To examine the natural history of vitreomacular traction syndrome (VMTS) in the absence of other ocular comorbidities. DESIGN: Retrospective clinical case series. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 183 eyes of 159 patients diagnosed with VMTS with no other ocular comorbidity. METHODS: Patients with VMTS were identified from an OCT database at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Sequential OCT scans and patient notes were reviewed over a minimum period of 6 months...
December 4, 2017: Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29214073/assessment-of-ocriplasmin-effects-on-the-vitreoretinal-compartment-in-porcine-and-human-model-systems
#3
Bart Jonckx, Michael Porcu, Aurelie Candi, Isabelle Etienne, Philippe Barbeaux, Jean H M Feyen
Ocriplasmin (Jetrea®) is a recombinant protease used to treat vitreomacular traction. To gain insight into vitreoretinal observations reported after ocriplasmin treatment, we have developed an in vivo porcine ocriplasmin-induced posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) model in which we investigated vitreoretinal tissues by optical coherence tomography, histology, and cytokine profiling. Eight weeks postinjection, ocriplasmin yielded PVD in 82% of eyes. Subretinal fluid (85%) and vitreous hyperreflective spots (45%) were resolved by week 3...
2017: Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29197164/epidemiology-and-morphology-of-full-thickness-macular-holes
#4
Vegard Asgeir Forsaa, Birger Lindtjørn, Jan Terje Kvaløy, Torbjørn Frøystein, Jørgen Krohn
PURPOSE: To investigate the incidence of full-thickness macular holes (FTMHs) and their morphological features according to the International Vitreomacular Traction Study (IVTS) classification. METHODS: The clinical records of all new patients with FTMH, referred between 2008 and 2014, were reviewed for demographics, cause of the FTMH, age at diagnosis, symptom duration, laterality, visual acuity (VA), axial length and lens status. A detailed analysis of the patients' spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) images was performed, and the primary FTMHs were classified in clinical stages according to the IVTS classification...
December 2, 2017: Acta Ophthalmologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29190243/factors-associated-with-serous-retinal-detachment-in-highly-myopic-eyes-with-vertical-oval-shaped-dome
#5
Antonio García-Ben, María J Morillo Sanchez, Ana Gonzalez Gómez, Ignacio García-Basterra, Antonio Soler García, Jose M García-Campos
PURPOSE: This study investigated factors associated with persistent serous retinal detachment in highly myopic eyes with vertical oval-shaped domes. METHODS: Twenty-eight highly myopic patients (40 eyes) with smooth macular elevations related to a vertical oval-shaped dome were recruited. Serous retinal detachment was investigated; 11 eyes had persistent submacular fluid (study group) and 29 eyes lacked submacular fluid (control group). All patients underwent complete ophthalmologic examinations, including axial-length measurement and fluorescein angiography...
November 22, 2017: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29180844/vitreoretinal-interface-abnormalities-in-diabetic-macular-edema-and-effectiveness-of-anti-vegf-therapy-an-optical-coherence-tomography-study
#6
Alexei N Kulikov, Sergei V Sosnovskii, Roman D Berezin, Dmitrii S Maltsev, Dzhambulat H Oskanov, Nikolai A Gribanov
Purpose: To study vitreoretinal interface (VRI) abnormalities in diabetic macular edema (DME) and the influence of these on the effectiveness of intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy. Methods: VRI status and central retinal thickness (CRT) were evaluated using line and 3D-reference scans obtained using spectral domain-optical coherence tomography RTVue-100 before and 1 month after intravitreal anti-VEGF injection (IVI). VRI status was categorized into five subgroups: normal VRI, retinal surface wrinkling associated with the eccentric epiretinal membrane (ERM), ERM involving the macular center, vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), and vitreomacular traction (VMT)...
2017: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179221/-vitreomacular-traction-following-anti-vegf-therapy-two-cases
#7
Sophie Helene Wallraf, Kristina Markova, Christos Haritoglou
Vitreomacular traction syndrome (VMTS) is defined as an incomplete or anomalous posterior vitreous detachment resulting in tractional forces at the macular region. In the context of anti-VEGF therapy, the formation of vitreoretinal traction has mainly been reported as a potential complication of VEGF inhibition in ischemic proliferative retinal disease, such as proliferative diabetic retinopathy. In this report, we present two patients who developed VMTS during anti-VEGF therapy for exudative age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema...
November 27, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29166888/cyclic-stretch-induced-retinal-pigment-epithelial-cell-apoptosis-and-cytokine-changes
#8
Shen Wu, Qingjun Lu, Ningli Wang, Jingxue Zhang, Qian Liu, Meng Gao, Jinqiu Chen, Wu Liu, Liang Xu
BACKGROUND: The pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is complex. It has been shown that vitreomacular traction (VMT) plays a role in the pathogenesis of AMD. We speculate that the continuous stretch induced by VMT might impair the function of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells and it might also be involved in the progression of AMD. METHODS: Cultured ARPE-19 cells were subjected to cyclic stretch on the Flexcell Strain system at a level of 25% increment on the surface area for 8 h, 14 h, 20 h, 24 h...
November 22, 2017: BMC Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29164327/macular-retinoschisis-in-eyes-with-glaucomatous-optic-neuropathy-vitrectomy-and-natural-course
#9
Tadanobu Yoshikawa, Chihiro Yamanaka, Takamasa Kinoshita, Shohei Morikawa, Nahoko Ogata
PURPOSE: Our purpose was to determine the effectiveness of vitrectomy in resolving the macular retinoschisis in an eye with glaucomatous optic neuropathy and also to determine the natural course of macular retinoschisis. METHODS: This was a retrospective case series of patients who were diagnosed with macular retinoschisis and glaucomatous optic neuropathy. Fourteen eyes of 13 patients were studied. Patients with high myopia, vitreomacular traction syndrome, and the pit macular syndrome were excluded...
November 21, 2017: Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141079/visual-function-response-to-ocriplasmin-for-the-treatment-of-vitreomacular-traction-and-macular-hole-the-oasis-study
#10
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Benedicte Lescrauwaet, Luc Duchateau, Thomas Verstraeten, Timothy L Jackson
Purpose: To assess the effect of ocriplasmin on visual function response (VFR) measured using visual acuity (VA) and vision-related quality of life, and to quantify the association between release of vitreomacular adhesion (VMA) at day 28 and VFR. Methods: Prespecified analysis of secondary endpoints from a randomized controlled trial. Of 220 participants with symptomatic VMA/vitreomacular traction (VMT), including VMT associated with a macular hole up to 400 μm, 146 received a single intravitreal injection of 125 μg ocriplasmin and 74 a sham injection...
November 1, 2017: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29138978/-morphology-of-the-vitreoretinal-interface-in-fellow-eyes-of-patients-with-full-thickness-macular-holes
#11
J E Klaas, S Burzer, S Abraham, N Feucht, C P Lohmann, M Maier
PURPOSE: We performed a retrospective, observational clinical study to evaluate the vitreoretinal interface (VRI) in fellow eyes of patients with full thickness macular holes (FTMH) based on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) examinations. METHODS: The VRI in fellow eyes of 38 patients with idiopathic FTMH, 6 of which had concomitant vitreomacular traction (VMT) and the VRI of 32 patients with FTMH with complete resolution of VMT were examined by SD-OCT for the presence of vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), VMT and the formation of FTMH, lamellar macular holes (LMH), macular pseudoholes (MPH) or epiretinal membranes (ERM)...
November 14, 2017: Der Ophthalmologe: Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135889/comparison-of-resolution-of-vitreomacular-traction-after-ocriplasmin-treatment-or-vitrectomy
#12
Paula Scholz, Vasilena Sitnilska, Jelka Hess, Matthias Becker, Stephan Michels, Sascha Fauser
PURPOSE: To compare the functional and morphologic outcome of patients with vitreomacular traction (VMT) treated with either ocriplasmin treatment or vitrectomy. METHODS: Retrospective case series of patients treated with ocriplasmin or vitrectomy for VMT. OUTCOME MEASURES: resolution of VMT, change in outer retinal thickness, integrity of ellipsoid zone, subretinal fluid formation, and best-corrected visual acuity 2 weeks and 4 months after treatment...
November 9, 2017: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29111823/surgical-results-in-ocriplasmin-candidates-with-symptomatic-vitreomacular-traction-syndrome
#13
Dario H Vasquez, Juan C Altamirano, Angel Casaus, Rodrigo A Del Valle, Roberto Gonzalez, Alejandro Gonzalez-De La Rosa, Jose Navarro-Partida, Martin A Vasquez, Arturo Santos
PURPOSE: To report surgical outcomes in a series of cases with symptomatic vitreomacular traction that met MIVI-TRUST (Microplasmin for intravitreous injection-traction release without surgical treatment) criteria for ocriplasmin use who underwent primary 25-gauge vitrectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A single-center retrospective chart review study was performed in patients who underwent primary 25-gauge vitrectomy for symptomatic vitreomacular traction (VTM) from January 2013 through January 2016...
November 7, 2017: Current Eye Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29109894/vitreomacular-interface-disorders-in-beh%C3%A3-et-s-uveitis
#14
Hilal Eser Öztürk, Özlem Eşki Yücel, Yüksel Süllü
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of vitreomacular interface (VMI) disorders in patients with Behçet's uveitis and assess the relationship between VMI disorders and clinical characteristics. Materials and Methods: The macular optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of 160 eyes of 96 patients with Behçet's uveitis who were being followed in the Uvea-Behçet's clinic were assessed retrospectively for VMI disorders including posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), epiretinal membrane (ERM), vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), vitreomacular traction (VMT), full-thickness macular hole (FTMH), lamellar hole (LH) and pseudohole...
October 2017: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29090053/pneumatic-vitreolysis-for-management-of-symptomatic-focal-vitreomacular-traction
#15
REVIEW
Clement K Chan, Calvin E Mein, Jason N Crosson
Pneumatic vitreolysis (PVL) is the intravitreal injection of a small quantity of expansile gas for the purpose of achieving focal vitreomacular traction (VMT) release for eyes with symptomatic VMT, or inducing VMT release and closure of the macular defect for eyes with a small stage-2 macular hole (MH). Initially, there was limited interest in this technique upon its introduction for clinical treatment in human eyes in 1993. With the advent of optical coherence tomography allowing detailed observation of vitreomacular interface changes and rising importance of medical economics in recent years, there has been increasing interest in PVL, a low-cost procedure for managing symptomatic VMT...
October 2017: Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29089354/calculating-the-individual-probability-of-successful-ocriplasmin-treatment-in-eyes-with-vmt-syndrome-a-multivariable-prediction-model-from-the-export-study
#16
Christoph Paul, Christine Heun, Hans-Helge Müller, Hans Hoerauf, Nicolas Feltgen, Joachim Wachtlin, Hakan Kaymak, Stefan Mennel, Michael Janusz Koss, Sascha Fauser, Mathias M Maier, Ricarda G Schumann, Simone Mueller, Petrus Chang, Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, Sara Kazerounian, Peter Szurman, Albrecht Lommatzsch, Thomas Bertelmann
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To evaluate predictive factors for the treatment success of ocriplasmin and to use these factors to generate a multivariate model to calculate the individual probability of successful treatment. METHODS: Data were collected in a retrospective, multicentre cohort study. Patients with vitreomacular traction (VMT) syndrome without a full-thickness macular hole were included if they received an intravitreal injection (IVI) of ocriplasmin. Five factors (age, gender, lens status, presence of epiretinal membrane (ERM) formation and horizontal diameter of VMT) were assessed on their association with VMT resolution...
October 31, 2017: British Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29077190/diagnostic-precision-of-a-microscope-integrated-intraoperative-oct-device-in-patients-with-epiretinal-membranes
#17
Christoph Leisser, Nino Hirnschall, Christoph Hackl, Birgit Döller, Ralph Varsits, Oliver Findl
PURPOSE: Preoperative and postoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) of macular pathologies can be regarded as the gold standard diagnostic technique, providing detailed information on the microstructures of the macula for planning the surgical procedure and comparing improvements after surgery in the follow-up period. Intraoperative use of OCT is a novel application to support surgeons during macular surgery. The aim of this study was to examine the diagnostic precision of a microscope-integrated intraoperative spectral-domain OCT (i-OCT) device and compare imaging results to a stand-alone spectral-domain OCT (SD-OCT) device...
October 18, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29016530/reabsorption-of-acquired-vitelliform-lesions-in-vitreomacular-disorders-after-vitrectomy
#18
Giulio Bamonte, Andrea Appeltans, Maria Vittoria Cicinelli, Giuseppe Querques
PURPOSE: To describe cases of reabsorption of subretinal acquired vitelliform material (acquired vitelliform lesion [AVL]) associated with vitreomacular disorders after 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy and peeling of internal limiting membrane. METHODS: Data of consecutive patients who underwent 25-gauge transconjunctival pars plana vitrectomy for vitreomacular disorders at the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital of Brussels (Belgium) were collected...
October 9, 2017: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28984749/intravitreal-injection-of-air-for-the-treatment-of-vitreomacular-traction
#19
Vito Primavera, Luciana Agea, Maria Vittoria Cicinelli, Teresa Centoducati, Giovanni Alessio, Giuseppe Querques
PURPOSE: To study the efficacy of a single intravitreal injection of air as a valuable alternative to current treatment options (conservative, pharmacological, and surgical) in patients with symptomatic, focal vitreomacular traction. METHODS: Interventional, nonrandomized clinical study including a consecutive series of patients who underwent a single injection of 0.3 mL of air for vitreomacular traction. Each patient underwent best-corrected visual acuity, and spectral domain optical coherence tomography before and after the procedure...
October 3, 2017: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28979089/long-term-evaluation-of-spontaneous-release-of-epiretinal-membrane-and-its-possible-pathogenesis
#20
Teruyo Kida, Seita Morishita, Masanori Fukumoto, Takaki Sato, Hidehiro Oku, Tsunehiko Ikeda
PURPOSE: To investigate the characteristics in spontaneous release of epiretinal membrane (ERM) during watchful waiting and to introduce a possible mechanism of pathogenesis as a photo essay. METHODS: Records from all patients with ERM were obtained from Osaka Medical College Hospital from January 2001 to October 2012. Visual acuity (VA), fundus photo, and optical coherence tomography (OCT) were reviewed using the medical records. For statistical analysis, VA measured with a Landolt chart was converted to the logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution (logMAR)...
2017: Clinical Ophthalmology
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