Real-life performance of swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography

Real-life performance of swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography Angio-OCT / Medical Retina Spektrum Augenheilkd (2017) 31:245–250 DOI 10.1007/s00717-017-0361-x Real-life performance of swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography Experiences with an evolving technique Gerasimos Anastassiou · Abdulmonem Elmajie · Claudia Smok · Stephan Kremmer Received: 1 May 2017 / Accepted: 17 July 2017 / Published online: 23 August 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Summary ratio, OR, 5.9; confidence interval, CI, 2.0–17.5; P = Background Optical coherence tomography (OCT) 0.001; group B: OR 3.9, CI 1.3–11.9, P = 0.01). angiography (OCTA) is a novel technology for imag- Conclusion Advances in software-based artefact cor- ing the retinal vasculature. The real-life applicability rection reduce recording time and improve SS-OCTA of OCTA was assessed in a busy outpatient eye clinic quality significantly. Although SS-OCTA is still more using the same hardware (Triton, TOPCON, Tokyo, time consuming than conventional SS-OCT, current Japan) but different software versions 1 year apart. performance enables routine application even in The influence of various parameters on OCTA perfor- abusy retinaoutpatientclinic. Further hardware and mance was assessed. software improvements should focus on recording Materials and methods Two groups of 100 patients time. with intravitreal injections for maculopathy were evaluated with OCTA. Demographic characteristics Keywords Macular degeneration · Intravitreal injec- Spektrum der Augenheilkunde Springer Journals

Real-life performance of swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography

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