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polipoidal choroidal vasculopathy

Sezen Akkaya
PURPOSE: To perform a systematic review of the literature examining about the pachychoroid diseases spectrum. METHODS: A systematic literature search was performed using the Medline database. A total of four studies directly relevant to our search are reviewed here. RESULTS: A structurally and functionally intact choroid tissue is vitally important for the retina function. While central retinal artery is responsible to supply the 2/3, internal part of the retina, choroidal vein network is responsible for the remaining 1/3 external part...
August 1, 2017: International Ophthalmology
U Schneider, F Gelisken, W Inhoffen
BACKGROUND: Originally, idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (IPCV) was thought to present as a bilateral disorder with peripapillary location of the polipoidal lesions in predominantly black patients. Until now, only a few patients have been described in Europe. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study of the clinical spectrum of nine Caucasian patients with IPCV using standard clinical fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) techniques...
December 2001: Der Ophthalmologe: Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft
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