Feasibility of swept-source OCT for active birdshot chorioretinopathy

Feasibility of swept-source OCT for active birdshot chorioretinopathy Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1493–1502 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3655-4 RETINAL DISORDERS Feasibility of swept-source OCT for active birdshot chorioretinopathy 1,2 1 1 Olga Garcia-Garcia & Sara Jordan-Cumplido & Olaia Subira-Gonzalez & 1 1 1 Pere Garcia-Bru & Luis Arias & Josep M. Caminal-Mitjana Received: 6 October 2016 /Revised: 14 March 2017 /Accepted: 22 March 2017 /Published online: 3 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract were evaluated and compared with visual field (VF) testing Purpose To assess the feasibility of swept-source optical co- and indocyanine green angiography (ICGA). herence tomography (SS-OCT) for clinical follow-up of pa- Results The most common qualitative abnormalities in the tients with birdshot chorioretinopathy (BC). retina were thinning/loss of architecture and outer retinal Methods Prospective longitudinal, observational, 12-month hyperreflective foci, and in the choroid they were focal depig- case–control study in a tertiary care center. The study popula- mentation, thinning/absence of Sattler’s layer, generalized tion included 12 patients (24 eyes) diagnosed with BC and 21 thinning, and hyperreflective foci. The most significant chang- age- and sex-matched healthy controls (42 eyes). The macular es in the retina from baseline to the 12-month follow-up were areas in both affected and healthy eyes were prospectively decreases in intraretinal http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Springer Journals

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