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Market Scope Expects Retina Pharmaceutical Industry to Top $3.5 Billion by 2014

... Demand for retinal surgery is also growing rapidly, and surgical techniques are quickly evolving to meet patient needs. Technological advances in vitrectomy equipment and photocoagulation lasers, along with new devices such as telescopic IOLs and retinal implants, offer significant growth opportunities. M...
Vitrectomy in Medical Technology

ThromboGenics Completes Patient Enrolment in the Phase IIb Trial of Microplasmin in Vitrectomy (MIVI III)

LEUVEN, Belgium, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Trial Results Expected Mid-2008 ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biotechnology company focused on vascular diseases, eye diseases and cancer, today announces that it has completed patient enrolment for its Phase IIb MIVI III ...

ThromboGenics Completes Patient Enrolment for Phase II Trial of Microplasmin for the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (MIVI II DME)

... is laser photocoagulation; however, this treatment does not improve vision once it is lost. In patients who do not respond to laser photocoagulation, vitrectomy (the surgical procedure used to produce a PVD) is currently used as a treatment, as vitreomacular adhesion is thought to play an important part in the...

NeoVista Presents One Year Data on Novel Wet AMD Therapy at Macula Society

...6 percent of the patients in the study did not require additional injections of Avastin throughout the year. Most adverse events were related to the vitrectomy procedure (retinal tear, retinal detachment, subretinal hemorrhage, and vitreous hemorrhage). No events related to radiation toxicity have been report...
Vitrectomy in Medical Products

Disposable Vitrectomy Lens

Description: Volks Disposable SSV® Vitrectomy Lenses are a family of single-use direct view vitrectomy lenses used to enable a view of a particular region of the retinal surface during eye surgery. The contact lens element weighs less than 1 gram and is formed and polished to interface effectively with the ...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Khosla Vitrectomy Super (Gas Operated)

Description: Variable cutting speeds (guillotine movements) are possible. Cutting port remains in open position when switched off, thus minimizing tissue trauma. One can select individual cutting or suction action, or both can be combined together. There are single or multi-port systems for uni or bi-manual tec...
Company:Khosla Medical & Surgical, Inc.

Khosla Vitrectomy Super Deluxe

Description: Inquire...
Company:Khosla Medical & Surgical, Inc.

Khosla Irrigation/Aspiration Vitrectomy Unit

Description: For Anterior and Posterior segment surgeries Vitrectomy-Lensectomy + Irrigation/Aspiration system for ECCE using Ventury or Peristaltic Linear Aspiration. Interchangeable disposable blades can be used for specific cutting action. Easy to read LED display for guillotine cutting movement. Cutting spe...
Company:Khosla Medical & Surgical, Inc.

BD Visitrec Vitrectomy Unit and Accessories

Description: .90mm (20G) guillotine cutting probe with 1.4mm (17G) removable irrigation sleeve...
Company:BD Ophthalmics

Landers Vitrectomy Lens Forceps

Description: For use with the Landers Vitrectomy Lens set (MVS 1079A). Shafts angled 45 degrees with curved grooved blades for holding the Landers vitrectomy lenses. Polished finish....
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

Suture Ring

Description:...tures. They are constructed from implant grade titanium for durability and ease of sterilization, and are compatible with all Volk indirect and direct vitrectomy lenses....
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Direct Image AFX

Description:...The AFX (Air Fluid eXchange) Lens is a direct image lens designed for use in an air-filled eye. In addition to its use as a primary air-fluid exchange vitrectomy lens, the low profile and sutureless design make it well suited for use with non-contact optical viewing systems....
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Direct Image AFX SSV®

Description:... The AFX Lens is a direct image lens designed for use in an air-filled eye. In addition to its use as a primary air-fluid exchange vitrectomy lens, the low profile and sutureless design make it well suited for use with non-contact optical viewing systems....
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Central Retinal (ACS)

Description:...uatorial regions. The Central Retinal is ideal for vitrectomy in diabetics and in membrane peeling in proliferat...uator. (ACS) AutoClave Sterilizable Lenses The ACS vitrectomy Lenses from Volk can be safely steam-sterilized an...ng high-quality imaging, comparable to traditional vitrectomy lenses....
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

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Vitrectomy in Medical Dictionary

Detached retina

...tina , which requires prompt action to prevent permanent vision loss. vitrectomy and vitreoretinal eye surgery can help treat retinal detachments ... D... detached retina , you should be treated by an ophthalmologist, a ... vitrectomy is the surgical removal of the vitreous gel from the middle of the eye. ......
Vitrectomy in Biological Technology

ThromboGenics N.V.: Business Update

...proximately 30% of patients without the need for a vitrectomy (surgical intervention). The encouraging results f...r underlying disease, and therefore did not need a vitrectomy for the indication for which they were being treat...ion of microplasmin or placebo, whether they had a vitrectomy or not. In patients who received the highest dose ...

ThromboGenics N.V. - Business Update

...vitrectomies are carried out annually worldwide. vitrectomy is used to induce a posterior vitreous detachment ...it could facilitate, and in some cases even avoid, vitrectomy and therefore induce PVD without the risks inheren...om the MIVI III Phase IIb trial of microplasmin in vitrectomy in June 2008. ThromboGenics began the MIVI III P...

ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007

...recombinant microplasmin in 60 patients undergoing vitrectomy (surgery that removes the vitreous to induce posterior vitreous detachment, or PVD). vitrectomy is an increasingly used surgical technique to trea...These conditions are currently treated by surgical vitrectomy to release the traction. Therefore, a drug that co...
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