Features of the development of choroidal neovascularization in exudative age-related macular degeneration

Written by Urbanova M.S., Dogadova L.P., Miroshnichenko O.V., Melnikov V.Ya., Khvan D.A.

  UDK: 617.736–06:617.723–073.756.8 | DOI: 10.17238/PmJ1609-1175.2019.2.5–7 | Pages: 5–7 | Full text PDF | Open PDF 


Literature review on age-related macular degeneration which 30–50 millions people in the world suffer from, and according to WHO data the number of such patients will triple by 2050. Optical coherence angiography enables to identify different types of neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration. The possibility to diagnose atypical forms of disease such as polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and retinal angiomatous proliferation occurred with the use of this method. Detailed examination of angiograms of retina can be used as a reason to further study both its normal anatomy and vascular malformations, ischemia and neovascularization.

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M.S. Urbanova1, L.P. Dogadova1, O.V. Miroshnichenko2, V.Ya. Melnikov1, D.A. Khvan1
1 Pacific State Medical University (2 Ostryakova Ave. Vladivostok 690002 Russian Federation),
2 Medical center of Far Eastern Federal University (10/M Ayaks vill. Vladivostok 690922 Russian Federation)

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