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The Retina Channel Podcast

Jun 11, 2018

Dr. Chakravarthy from Belfast, UK discusses a secondary analysis of the IVAN Trial to compare effects of intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy on serum VEGF levels with possible trends in system adverse events in the context of wet AMD.

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Chris A.Rogers, Lauren J.Scott, Barnaby C.Reeves, Susan Downes, Andrew...


May 30, 2018

Dr. Charles Wykoff discusses results of DRCR protocol T ancillary study on plasma free VEGF concentrations after different intravitreal anti-VEGF injections for diabetic macular edema.

Full reference of the discussed article:

Jampol, L. M., A. R. Glassman, D. Liu, L. P. Aiello, N. M. Bressler, E. J. Duh, S. Quaggin,...


May 14, 2018

Dr. Sean Adrean discusses his retrospective analysis of patients with wet AMD who had over 50 anti-VEGF injections.

Full reference of the discussed article:

Adrean, S. D., S. Chaili, H. Ramkumar, A. Pirouz, and S. Grant. "Consistent Long-Term Therapy of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Managed by 50 or More...


Apr 23, 2018

Dr. Mark Humayun discusses the results of his team's work on implantation of RPE stems cells placed on a bioengineered surface for dry AMD. 

Full reference of the article:

Kashani, A. H., Lebkowski, J. S., Rahhal, F. M., Avery, R. L., Salehi-Had, H., Dang, W., . . . Humayun, M. S. (2018). A bioengineered retinal pigment...


Apr 9, 2018

Dr. David Almeida discusses the result of his group's large retrospective analysis of management and outcomes of 40 cases of endophthalmitis from over 258,000 intravitreal anti-VEGF injections. 

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Xu, K., Chin, E. K., Bennett, S. R., Williams, D. F., Ryan, E. H., Dev, S., . . . Almeida, D. R. P. (2018)....