Anti-vegf (Developments in Ophthalmology) by F. Bandello, M. Battaglia Parodi, A.J. Augustin, P. Iacono,

By F. Bandello, M. Battaglia Parodi, A.J. Augustin, P. Iacono, R.O. Schlingemann, U. Schmidt-Erfurth, F.D. Verbraak

The advance of remedy with anti-angiogenics or vascular endothelial progress issue inhibitors (anti-VEGF) has marked the start of a brand new period in neovascularization and macular edema therapy. Its major targets are the inhibition of development and improvement of latest vessels besides the relief of vascular permeability. the benefits over traditional laser photocoagulation are obtrusive as laser remedy consistently leaves scars and explanations a retinal sensitivity deterioration. beginning with an overview of therapy rules, this quantity covers all facets of anti-VEGF remedy for ophthalmological problems. particularly, particular chapters are devoted to age-related macular degeneration, degenerative myopia, angioid streaks, inflammatory ailments, hereditary dystrophies, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinopathy, ocular tumors, in addition to anterior phase neovascularization. The ebook supplies an replace at the program of anti-VEGF in ocular ailments to normal ophthalmologists in addition to retina experts.

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