Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 315658, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/315658
Research Article

Uniform Suspension of the Clustered Triamcinolone Acetonide Particle

1Department of Ophthalmology, Mie University, School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Mie, Tsu 514-8507, Japan
2Department of Ophthalmology, Fujita Health University, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-cho, Toyoake, Aichi. 470-1192, Japan

Received 3 November 2012; Accepted 30 December 2012

Academic Editor: Edward Manche

Copyright © 2013 Masahiko Sugimoto 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. M. Fukukita, M. Sasoh, H. Matsubara et al., “Triamcinolone acetonide remaining on the fovea after successful macular hole closure,” Retina, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 122–123, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. R. Machemer, G. Sugita, and Y. Tano, “Treatment of intraocular proliferations with intravitreal steroids,” Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society, vol. 77, pp. 171–180, 1979. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. Y. Tano, D. Chandler, and R. Machemer, “Treatment of intraocular proliferation with intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide,” American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 90, no. 6, pp. 810–816, 1980. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Y. Tano, C. Sugita, G. Abrams, and R. Machemer, “Inhibition of intraocular proliferations with intravitreal corticosteroids,” American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 131–136, 1980. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. J. B. Jonas and A. Söfker, “Intraocular injection of crystalline cortisone as adjunctive treatment of diabetic macular edema,” American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 132, no. 3, pp. 425–427, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. G. A. Peyman, R. Cheema, M. D. Conway, and T. Fang, “Triamcinolone acetonide as an aid to visualization of the vitreous and the posterior hyaloid during pars plana vitrectomy,” Retina, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 554–555, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. T. Sakamoto, M. Miyazaki, T. Hisatomi et al., “Triamcinolone-assisted pars plana vitrectomy improves the surgical procedures and decreases the postoperative blood-ocular barrier breakdown,” Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 240, no. 6, pp. 423–429, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. K. Yamakiri, T. Sakamoto, Y. Noda et al., “Reduced incidence of intraoperative complications in a multicenter controlled clinical trial of triamcinolone in vitrectomy,” Ophthalmology, vol. 114, no. 2, pp. 289–296, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. K. Yamakiri, T. Sakamoto, Y. Noda et al., “One-year results of a multicenter controlled clinical trial of triamcinolone in pars plana vitrectomy,” Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 246, no. 7, pp. 959–966, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. D. M. Moshfeghi, P. K. Kaiser, S. J. Bakri et al., “Presumed sterile endophthalmitis following intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection,” Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 24–29, 2005. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. M. Taban, R. P. Singh, J. Y. H. Chung, C. Y. Lowder, V. L. Perez, and P. K. Kaiser, “Sterile endophthalmitis after intravitreal triamcinolone: a possible association with uveitis,” American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 144, no. 1, pp. 50–54, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. Maia, M. E. Farah, R. N. Belfort et al., “Effects of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection with and without preservative,” British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 91, no. 9, pp. 1122–1124, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Nishimura, A. Kobayashi, Y. Segawa et al., “Isolating triamcinolone acetonide particles for intravitreal use with a porous membrane filter,” Retina, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 777–779, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. C. Bitter, K. Suter, V. Figueiredo, C. Pruente, K. Hatz, and C. Surber, “Preservative-free triamcinolone acetonide suspension developed for intravitreal injection,” Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 62–69, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. T. Korodi, B. Lachmann, and H. Kopelent-Frank, “Evaluation of different preparation methods for a preservative free triamcinolone acetonide preparation for intravitreal administration: a validated stability indicating HPLC-method,” Pharmazie, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 860–866, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. K. E. Stepien, A. M. Eaton, G. J. Jaffe, J. L. Davis, J. Raja, and W. Feuer, “Increased incidence of sterile endophthalmitis after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide in spring 2006,” Retina, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 207–213, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. N. Okamoto, S. Ohno, Y. Ito et al., “Particle size of the drug contained in home-made aqueous suspension of triamcinolone,” Folia Japonica de Ophthalmologica Clinica, vol. 2, pp. 326–330, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  18. M. C. Hernaez-Ortega and E. Soto-Pedre, “Purification of triamcinolone acetonide suspension for intravitreal use: the centrifugation method,” Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol. 25, no. 5, p. 473, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus