A spreadsheet template for the analysis of optical coherence tomography in the longitudinal management of diabetic macular edema.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To provide a tool for analyzing optical coherence tomography data in patients with diabetic macular edema. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective series of 206 patients with diabetic macular edema involving at least one eye and receiving focal laser photocoagulation, intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection, or vitrectomy, membrane peeling, and intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection, and of untreated fellow eyes without diabetic macular edema. Main outcome measures included foveal subfield mean thickness and thickening relative to normal (microns), total macular volume and its increase relative to normal (mm3), visual acuity (Snellen decimal), and intraocular pressure (mm Hg). RESULTS: The authors demonstrate a graphical display of data based on a spreadsheet template for the longitudinal management of diabetic macular edema. Complex relationships of ocular response and interventions are concisely displayed. CONCLUSION: A graphical display of optical coherence tomography, visual acuity, and intraocular pressure data is a practical aid in the management of diabetic macular edema.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Browning, DJ; Fraser, CM; Powers, ME

Published Date

  • 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 399 - 405

PubMed ID

  • 17017466

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1542-8877

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3928/15428877-20060901-07


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States