Photodynamic therapy for symptomatic choroidal hemangioma: visual and anatomic results.

@article{SchmidtErfurth2002PhotodynamicTF,
  title={Photodynamic therapy for symptomatic choroidal hemangioma: visual and anatomic results.},
  author={Ursula M Schmidt-Erfurth and Stephan Michels and Christine Kusserow and Bernhard Jurklies and Albert J. Augustin},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 12},
  pages={
          2284-94
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To document the anatomic and functional outcome of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in symptomatic choroidal hemangioma DESIGN Prospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Fifteen patients with circumscribed choroidal hemangioma of the posterior pole presenting with progressive vision loss caused by exudation into the macular area. INTERVENTION PDT using 6 mg/m(2) body surface area verteporfin and a light dose of 100 J/cm(2) at 692 nm was performed. One to… CONTINUE READING
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