Radiation-associated choroidal neovasculopathy.

  title={Radiation-associated choroidal neovasculopathy.},
  author={Richard F. Spaide and Anita Leys and B Herrmann-Delemazure and P. Stalmans and Michael Tittl and Lawrence A. Yannuzzi and K. M. Burke and Yale L. Fisher and K Bailey Freund and David R. Guyer and Jason S. Slakter and John A. Sorenson},
  volume={106 12},
PURPOSE To characterize a newly discovered choroidal vascular abnormality in patients who have received radiation therapy for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to age-related macular degeneration. DESIGN Two-center cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS In the United States, there were 95 patients who were treated with 10 or 12 Gy of external beam photons. In Belgium, 98 patients were treated with 20 Gy. These patients were examined retrospectively for the presence of a… CONTINUE READING


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