• Purpose: To assess the efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) combined with grid photocoagulation in the management of recurrent macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (RVO). (scirp.org)
  • Thirty five eyes with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) and 15 eyes with central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) were treated with grid photocoagulation combined with IVB for recurrent macular edema. (scirp.org)
  • S. Mady and A. Ghanem, "Intravitreal Bevacizumab with Grid Photocoagulation for Recurrent Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusion," Open Journal of Ophthalmology , Vol. 4 No. 1, 2014, pp. 6-11. (scirp.org)
  • Radial Optic Neurotomy for Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: A Retrospective Pilot Study of 11 Consecutive Cases," Retina, Vol. 21, No. 5, 2001, pp. 408-415. (scirp.org)
  • Aqueous Humor Levels of Cytokines Are Correlated to Vitreous Levels and Severity of Macular Oedema in Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion," Eye, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2008, pp. 42-48. (scirp.org)
  • J. B. Jonas, I. Kreissig and R. F. Degenring, "Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide as Treatment of Macular Edema in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 240, No. 9, 2002, pp. 782-783. (scirp.org)
  • Pigment Epithelialum-Derived Factor, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion with Macular Edema," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 248, No. 11, 2010, pp. 1559-1565. (scirp.org)
  • The Branch Vein Occlusion Study Group, "Argon Laser Photocoagulation for Macular Edema in Branch Vein Occlusion," American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 98, No. 3, 1984, pp. 271-282. (scirp.org)
  • Comparison of Two Doses of Intravitreal Bevacizumab as Primary Treatment for Macular Edema Secondary to Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: Results of the Pan American Collaborative Retina Study Group at 24 Months," Retina, Vol. 30, No. 7, 2010, pp. 1002-1011. (scirp.org)
  • Ranibizumab for Macular Edema Following Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: Six-Month Primary End Point Results of a Phase III Study," Ophthalmology, Vol. 117, No. 6, 2010, pp. 1124-1133. (scirp.org)
  • A. E. Hoeh, M. Ruppenstein, T. Ach and S. Dithmar, "OCT Patterns of Macular Edema and Response to Bevacizumab Therapy in Retinal Vein Occlusion," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 248, No. 11, 2010, pp. 1567-1572. (scirp.org)
  • This may weaken the walls of the veins and damage the valves. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • When the walls of the veins are weak, they lose their normal elasticity. (care2.com)
  • This makes the walls of the veins longer and wider and causes the flaps of the valves to separate. (care2.com)
  • As in arteries, there are tiny vessels called vasa vasorum that supply blood to the walls of the veins and other minute vessels that carry blood away. (britannica.com)
  • Sometimes, the walls of the veins can become stretched and lose their elasticity, causing the valves to become weakened. (hse.ie)
  • for instance, the veins in the skull and vertebral canal, the hepatic veins in the liver, and the larger veins returning blood from the bones. (theodora.com)
  • The larger veins' main purpose is to carry water from the stem into the leaf, while the smaller veins spread it throughout every part of the leaf. (reference.com)
  • The smaller network of veins also collects chlorophyll created in the leaf, which the larger veins then transport back to the main part of the plant. (reference.com)
  • Each species of plant has a unique pattern of veins in its leaves, varying in the density of the network and the distance between the larger veins. (reference.com)
  • Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR , "The Game of Thrones Prequel Announces Eight More Stars and a Director," 8 Jan. 2019 These stories, in any case, are irresistible, delivering a portrait of contemporary relationships that, although bleak, is shot through with veins of real connection. (merriam-webster.com)
  • The right pulmonary veins pass behind the right atrium and another large blood vessel known as the superior vena cava. (healthline.com)
  • Blood enters the right side of the heart via the inferior and superior vena cava and the left side of the heart via the pulmonary vein. (reference.com)
  • One surgical method of treatment involved major surgery where the size of the vessel lumen was restricted by placement of ligatures or clips around the vein, e.g. the inferior vena cava which transports blood from the lower portion of the body to the heart and lungs. (google.com)
  • c.1300, from Old French veine , from Latin vena "a blood vessel," also "a water course, a vein of metal, a person's natural ability or interest," of unknown origin. (dictionary.com)
  • These veins assist in draining oxygen-depleted blood from the hand and forearm. (healthline.com)
  • Julie Orringer, New York Times , "Short Stories That Travel the World From a Deliciously Off-Kilter Perspective," 22 June 2018 His accessories were in the same vein as Holmes's: white low-tops and squared shades. (merriam-webster.com)
  • John D. Harden, Houston Chronicle , "Officer injured during Santa Fe High School shooting discharged from hospital," 6 June 2018 Remove any veins and rinse shrimp, if needed, and pat dry thoroughly. (merriam-webster.com)
  • A few tips to reduce the chance of spider veins from developing in the first place include wearing a sunscreen with a minimum spf 15 to protect your skin from the rays of the sun and to limit spider veins on the face. (infobarrel.com)
  • The risk for varicose veins increases with age. (familydoctor.org)
  • For the current study, researchers analyzed data on almost 500,000 people participating in the long-term UK Biobank study, looking for traits associated with risk for varicose veins, and height stood out as a strong, independent risk factor. (reuters.com)
  • Some people with varicose veins do not experience any pain or discomfort, while others are more severely affected. (hse.ie)
  • This procedure also enables the specialist to measure how quickly blood flows through your veins and in what direction. (medic8.com)
  • The blood flows through alternative, healthy veins back to the heart. (pressherald.com)
  • In a healthy vein, blood flows smoothly to the heart. (hse.ie)
  • The Systemic Veins return the venous blood from the body generally to the right atrium of the heart. (theodora.com)
  • The Portal Vein, an appendage to the systemic venous system, is confined to the abdominal cavity, and returns the venous blood from the spleen and the viscera of digestion to the liver. (theodora.com)
  • San Antonio -Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has started to enroll patients in a U.S. clinical trial for its catheter system for regaining access to obstructed veins. (xconomy.com)
  • Monocot leaves have veins that are parallel, have leaves that are in groups of three, have one cotyledon and have scattered vascular bundles. (reference.com)