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Anti-VEGF used as primary or adjunctive treatment for ROP

Anti-VEGF used as primary or adjunctive treatment for ROP
February 25, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Anti-VEGF therapy can be used to treat retinopathy of prematurity as a primary treatment, as a complementary treatment to laser and as an adjunct in vitreoretinal surgery, according to a speaker here.

“Our current management of ROP considers the use of anti-VEGF as primary treatment depending on the zone of the disease and as an adjunct in progressive cases,” Paola Dorta, MD, of Santiago, Chile, reported at the Retina World Congress.

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Vitrectomy an effective treatment for endophthalmitis

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — There are advantages to treating endophthalmitis with therapeutic vitrectomy, which is often reserved for the advanced cases or…
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Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy a lifelong disease

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Widefield angiography is essential in diagnosing familial exudative vitreoretinopathy, but treatment type and efficacy depend on the stage…

Genetics researcher receives grant to study diabetic kidney disease

February 25, 2017
Katalin Susztak, MD, PhD, an associate professor of medicine and genetics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $3…

$17.6 million grant supports development of global vaccine manufacturing platform

February 25, 2017
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded a $17.6 million grant to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University College London and…
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Injection Drug Dependence: January 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

People who engage in injection drug use suffer terrible consequences, including serious infections (eg, HIV and…
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Laser-Assisted Capsulotomy Centration: A Prospective Trial Comparing Pupil Versus OCT-Based Scanned Capsule Centration

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2017, Volume 33 Issue 2
To investigate different capsulotomy centration methods for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. The overlap…
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