Intravitreal versus retrobulbar injections of triamcinolone for macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion.

@article{Hayashi2005IntravitrealVR,
  title={Intravitreal versus retrobulbar injections of triamcinolone for macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion.},
  author={Ken Hayashi and Hideyuki Hayashi},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={139 6},
  pages={972-82}
}
PURPOSE To compare the short-term effect of intravitreal versus retrobulbar injection of triamcinolone acetonide for the treatment of macular edema caused by branch retinal vein occlusion. DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. METHODS Sixty eyes of 60 patients who had macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion were randomly assigned to receive a single intravitreal injection (4 mg) or repeated retrobulbar injections (40 mg, three times) of triamcinolone. These injections (first… CONTINUE READING
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