panretinal photocoagulation


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panretinal photocoagulation

Abbreviation: PRP
The use of high-intensity light or laser to create hundreds of tiny retinal burns outside of the vascular arcades. This treatment has been shown to produce regression of abnormal blood vessels in patients with proliferative retinopathy from diabetes or retinal vein occlusion. Synonym: scatter photocoagulation
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Repeated intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin((r))) treatment of persistent new vessels in proliferative diabetic retinopathy after complete panretinal photocoagulation.
Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effects of Pascal panretinal photocoagulation on macular nerve fiber layer: Manchester Pascal Study report 3.
Spontaneous resolution of macular edema after panretinal photocoagulation in florid proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Focal and panretinal photocoagulation with a navigated laser (NAVILAS).
Comparison of conventional pattern and novel navigated panretinal photocoagulation in proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Single versus multiple treatment sessions of argon laser panretinal photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Panretinal photocoagulation combined with intravitreal bevacizumab in high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
6) IVB: Intravitreal bevacizumab, HT: Systemic hypertension, PRP: Panretinal photocoagulation Table 2.
9) Side effects associated with panretinal photocoagulation include all of the following except:
diabetic maculopathy may be worsened by panretinal photocoagulation