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Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids.

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Ehrenberg, M; McCuen, BW; Schindler, RH; Machemer, R
Published in: Ophthalmology
April 1984

To study the risk of developing rubeosis iridis following vitrectomy, the use of preoperative iris fluorescein angiography was prospectively investigated on patients with diabetes mellitus, without any clinically detectable iris or angle neovascularization. With increasing severity of fluorescein leakage, the risk of iris neovascularization with or without glaucoma, six months after vitreous surgery, is significantly increased. It was also determined whether postoperative steroid therapy (periocular triamcinolone acetonide and topical prednisolone phosphate) reduces the risk of developing iris neovascularization after vitrectomy. Controlled and treated patient eyes did not differ significantly in the degree of rubeosis. However, neovascular glaucoma statistically occurred more frequently in the nonsteroid group.

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Published In

Ophthalmology

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ISSN

0161-6420

Publication Date

April 1984

Volume

91

Issue

4

Start / End Page

321 / 325

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Vitreous Body
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide
  • Prednisolone
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Postoperative Care
  • Ophthalmology & Optometry
  • Ophthalmic Solutions
  • Neovascularization, Pathologic
  • Iris
  • Humans
 

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Ehrenberg, M., McCuen, B. W., Schindler, R. H., & Machemer, R. (1984). Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids. Ophthalmology, 91(4), 321–325. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0161-6420(84)34292-0
Ehrenberg, M., B. W. McCuen, R. H. Schindler, and R. Machemer. “Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids.Ophthalmology 91, no. 4 (April 1984): 321–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0161-6420(84)34292-0.
Ehrenberg M, McCuen BW, Schindler RH, Machemer R. Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids. Ophthalmology. 1984 Apr;91(4):321–5.
Ehrenberg, M., et al. “Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids.Ophthalmology, vol. 91, no. 4, Apr. 1984, pp. 321–25. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/s0161-6420(84)34292-0.
Ehrenberg M, McCuen BW, Schindler RH, Machemer R. Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids. Ophthalmology. 1984 Apr;91(4):321–325.
Journal cover image

Published In

Ophthalmology

DOI

ISSN

0161-6420

Publication Date

April 1984

Volume

91

Issue

4

Start / End Page

321 / 325

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Vitreous Body
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide
  • Prednisolone
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Postoperative Care
  • Ophthalmology & Optometry
  • Ophthalmic Solutions
  • Neovascularization, Pathologic
  • Iris
  • Humans