Transretinal Feeder vessel ligature in von Hippel-Lindau disease

Transretinal Feeder vessel ligature in von Hippel-Lindau disease

Author Farah, Michel Eid Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Uno, Fausto Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Hofling-Lima, Ana Luisa Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Morales, P. H. Google Scholar
Costa, R. A. Google Scholar
Cardillo, Jose Augusto Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract PURPOSE. To present a new technique called transretinal feeder vessel ligature for the treatment of retinal angiomas.METHODS. Case report of a patient with peripheral retinal angiomas previously treated unsuccessfully with photocoagulation who responded to this new, alternative surgical treatment.RESULTS. The retinal angiomas decreased in size although two new feeder vessels appeared and the lesions showed a regression pattern after additional laser therapy over the vascular tumors.CONCLUSIONS. A transretinal feeder vessel ligature in association with vitrectomy and photocoagulation may be useful for some advanced or non-responsive cases of retinal angiomas.
Keywords angiomatosis
retina
vascular suture
vitrectomy
Language English
Date 2001-10-01
Published in European Journal Of Ophthalmology. Milan: Wichtig Editore, v. 11, n. 4, p. 386-388, 2001.
ISSN 1120-6721 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Wichtig Editore
Extent 386-388
Origin http://www.eur-j-ophthalmol.com/article/transretinal-feeder-vessel-ligature-in-von-hippel-lindau-disease-art003732
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000172914900014
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/43616

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