fibrovascular proliferation

fibrovascular proliferation

[-vas′kyələr]
the growth of new blood vessels and fibrous tissues on the surface of the retina and optic nerve in diabetic retinopathy. The growths can vary from barely visible vessels to dense sheets of avascular fibrous tissue.
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Grafting of intact and healthy conjunctival epithelium acts as a tight barrier against abnormal fibrovascular proliferation and prevents the triggering of an aggressive epithelial regenerative signal.
Caution is necessary when injecting anti-VEGF agents in patients with PDR and significant fibrovascular proliferation as these agents may worsen traction retinal detachment (TRD).
This low anatomic success rate may be due to the fact that eyes with complicated RD due to anterior PVR, unstable edge of retinal break, anterior hyaloidal fibrovascular proliferation, retinal incarceration in scleral wound or 3600 giant retinal tear", that required 3600 retinectomy were included in this study.
The aim of vitrectomy in proliferative diabetic retinopathy is to re-establish visual acuity through removal of vitreous blood, removal of fibrovascular proliferation causing traction and to stabilize the neovascular process through panretinal endophotocoagulation of ischemic retina.
Fibroblast radiosensitivity and intraocular fibrovascular proliferation following radiotherapy for bilateral retinoblastoma.
The abnormal stages of ROP are: Stage 1 Thin flat white structure at junction of vascularised retina posteriorly and avascular retina anteriorly labelled as demarcation line, Stage 2 - Demarcation line develops into ridge, Stage 3 - Extraretinal fibrovascular proliferation, Stage 4 - Vitreous haemorrhage partial retinal detachment, Stage 5 Total retinal detachment.
Also causing limbal stem cell deficiency and fibrovascular proliferation of subconjunctival tissue.