September 2016
Volume 57, Issue 12
Open Access
ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   September 2016

Retinal blood vessels diameters in unilateral ischemic central retinal vein occlusion using infrared imaging.
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Rafael Garcia
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Maria Fernanda abalem
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Rony Preti
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Helen Nazareth Veloso Santos
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Carricondo Pedro Carlos
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Leandro C Zacharias
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Sérgio Luís Gianotti Pimentel
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Walter Y Takahashi
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Mario L R Monteiro
    Retina , University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Footnotes
    Commercial Relationships   Rafael Garcia, None; Maria Fernanda abalem, None; Rony Preti, None; Helen Santos, None; Carricondo Pedro Carlos, None; Leandro Zacharias, None; Sérgio Pimentel, None; Walter Takahashi, None; Mario Monteiro, None
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Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science September 2016, Vol.57, 89. doi:
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      Rafael Garcia, Maria Fernanda abalem, Rony Preti, Helen Nazareth Veloso Santos, Carricondo Pedro Carlos, Leandro C Zacharias, Sérgio Luís Gianotti Pimentel, Walter Y Takahashi, Mario L R Monteiro;
      Retinal blood vessels diameters in unilateral ischemic central retinal vein occlusion using infrared imaging.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016;57(12):89.

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Abstract

Purpose : To evaluate the retinal blood vessels diameter in patients with unilateral ischemic central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO).

Methods : Consecutive 18 eyes from 9 patients with unilateral ischemic CRVO had their artery and vein diameter at 12 or 6 o’clock measured horizontally using infrared imaging (Spectralis; Heidelberg Engeneering, Heidelberg, Germany software) and then compared with fellow eye at the same position.

Results : The mean age was 56.90 years (range, 44-78) and 63.3% were women. The mean retinal vein diameter was 241(range, 114-300) µm and 133 (range, 94-153) µm in the study and control group, respectively, P=0.008. In relation to retinal artery diameter, the mean was 120 (range, 89-174) µm and 95.5 (range, 80-120) µm in the study and control group respectively, P=0.020.

Conclusions : Our data suggest that in ischemic CRVO eyes there are an increase of the retinal veins and arteries diameter. Prospective study inhibiting VEGF could first elucidate the role of this citokyne in retinal vascular diameter and second, confirm our findings.

This is an abstract that was submitted for the 2016 ARVO Annual Meeting, held in Seattle, Wash., May 1-5, 2016.

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