Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 786578, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/786578
Case Report

Pars Plana Vitrectomy Combined with Focal Endolaser Photocoagulation for Idiopathic Macular Telangiectasia

1Department of Ophthalmology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2-11-1 Kaga, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-0003, Japan
2Matsumoto Eye Clinic, Tokushima 771-1705, Japan
3Department of Ophthalmology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, University Hospital Mizonokuchi, Kanagawa 213-8507, Japan

Received 14 August 2013; Revised 13 December 2013; Accepted 27 December 2013; Published 30 April 2014

Academic Editor: Marco A. Zarbin

Copyright © 2014 Gaku Terauchi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. D. Gass and R. T. Oyakawa, “Idiopathic juxtafoveolar retinal telangiectasis,” Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 100, no. 5, pp. 769–780, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. D. M. Gass and B. A. Blodi, “Idiopathic juxtafoveolar retinal telangiectasis: update of classification and follow-up study,” Ophthalmology, vol. 100, no. 10, pp. 1536–1546, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. L. A. Yannuzzi, A. M. C. Bardal, K. B. Freund, K.-J. Chen, C. M. Eandi, and B. Blodi, “Idiopathic macular telangiectasia,” Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 124, no. 4, pp. 450–460, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Chopdar, “Retinal telangiectasis in adults: fluorescein angiographic findings and treatment by argon laser,” British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 243–250, 1978. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. Y. Hirano, T. Yasukawa, Y. Usui, M. Nozaki, and Y. Ogura, “Indocyanine green angiography-guided laser photocoagulation combined with sub-Tenon's capsule injection of triamcinolone acetonide for idiopathic macular telangiectasia,” British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 94, no. 5, pp. 600–605, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. J. A. Martinez, “Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for bilateral acquired parafoveal telangiectasis,” Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 121, no. 11, pp. 1658–1659, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. K. K. W. Li, T. Y. H. Goh, H. Parsons, W. M. Chan, and D. S. C. Lam, “Use of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection in unilateral idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasis,” Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 542–544, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M.-A. Gamulescu, A. Walter, H. Sachs, and H. Helbig, “Bevacizumab in the treatment of idiopathic macular telangiectasia,” Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 246, no. 8, pp. 1189–1193, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. B. G. Moon, Y. J. Kim, Y. H. Yoon, and J. Y. Lee, “Use of intravitreal bevacizumab injections to treat type 1 idiopathic macular telangiectasia,” Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 250, pp. 1697–1699, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  10. A. Ciarnella, S. Verrilli, V. Fenicia et al., “Intravitreal ranibizumab and laser photocoagulation in the management of idiopathic juxtafoveolar retinal telangiectasia type 1: a case report,” Case Reports in Ophthalmology, vol. 3, pp. 298–303, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  11. D. W. Park, H. Schatz, H. R. McDonald, and R. N. Johnson, “Grid laser photocoagulation for macular edema in bilateral juxtafoveal telangiectasis,” Ophthalmology, vol. 104, no. 11, pp. 1838–1846, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. U. Mester and P. Dillinger, “Vitrectomy with arteriovenous decompression and internal limiting membrane dissection in branch retinal vein occlusion,” Retina, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 740–746, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Gandorfer, E. M. Messmer, M. W. Ulbig, and A. Kampik, “Resolution of diabetic macular edema after surgical removal of the posterior hyaloid and the inner limiting membrane,” Retina, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 126–133, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. S. Mandelcorn and R. K. Nrusimhadevara, “Internal limiting membrane peeling for decompression of macular edema in retinal vein occlusion: a report of 14 cases,” Retina, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 348–355, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. E. J. Sigler, J. C. Randolph, J. I. Calzada, and S. Charles, “Comparison of observation, intravitreal bevacizumab, or pars plana vitrectomy for non-proliferative type 2 idiopathic macular telangiectasia,” Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 251, no. 4, pp. 1097–1101, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar