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Use of OCTA, FA, and Ultra-Widefield Imaging in Quantifying Retinal Ischemia: A Review

Use of OCTA, FA, and Ultra-Widefield Imaging in Quantifying Retinal Ischemia: A Review Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA+lpWIIBvonhQl60Etgtdnn9T1vLQWJq3kbRMjK/ocE on 03/22/2021 REVIEW ARTICLE Use of OCTA, FA, and Ultra-Widefield Imaging in Quantifying Retinal Ischemia: A Review Chris Or, MD,* Almyr S. Sabrosa, MD,*† Osama Sorour, MBChB, MSc,* Malvika Arya, BSc,* and Nadia Waheed, MD, MPH* a unique opportunity to evaluate the peripheral retina, which is Abstract: As ischemia remains a key prognostic factor in the man- useful for the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, and prognostica- agement of various diseases including diabetic retinopathy, an increasing tion of various retinal pathologies. However, the emergence of 3- amount of research has been dedicated to its quantification as a potential dimensional, noninvasive imaging by optical coherence tomogra- biomarker. Advancements in the quantification of retinal ischemia have phy angiography (OCTA) has provided an opportunity to quantify been made with the imaging modalities of fluorescein angiography (FA), vessel density in a defined retinal area and to gauge its loss over a ultra-widefield imaging (UWF), and optical coherence tomography angi- period of time, either physiologically with aging or by underlying ography (OCTA), with each imaging modality offering certain benefits 3,8,9 vascular pathology. Recent studies have identified measurable over the others. FA remains the gold standard in assessing the extent of parameters, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

Use of OCTA, FA, and Ultra-Widefield Imaging in Quantifying Retinal Ischemia: A Review

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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© 2018 by Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
ISSN
2162-0989
eISSN
2475-5028
DOI
10.22608/APO.201812
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Abstract

Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA+lpWIIBvonhQl60Etgtdnn9T1vLQWJq3kbRMjK/ocE on 03/22/2021 REVIEW ARTICLE Use of OCTA, FA, and Ultra-Widefield Imaging in Quantifying Retinal Ischemia: A Review Chris Or, MD,* Almyr S. Sabrosa, MD,*† Osama Sorour, MBChB, MSc,* Malvika Arya, BSc,* and Nadia Waheed, MD, MPH* a unique opportunity to evaluate the peripheral retina, which is Abstract: As ischemia remains a key prognostic factor in the man- useful for the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, and prognostica- agement of various diseases including diabetic retinopathy, an increasing tion of various retinal pathologies. However, the emergence of 3- amount of research has been dedicated to its quantification as a potential dimensional, noninvasive imaging by optical coherence tomogra- biomarker. Advancements in the quantification of retinal ischemia have phy angiography (OCTA) has provided an opportunity to quantify been made with the imaging modalities of fluorescein angiography (FA), vessel density in a defined retinal area and to gauge its loss over a ultra-widefield imaging (UWF), and optical coherence tomography angi- period of time, either physiologically with aging or by underlying ography (OCTA), with each imaging modality offering certain benefits 3,8,9 vascular pathology. Recent studies have identified measurable over the others. FA remains the gold standard in assessing the extent of parameters,

Journal

The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jan 1, 2018

Keywords: retina

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