Int Ophthalmol (2018) 38:1051–1060 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0559-6 ORIGINAL PAPER Sensitivity and speciﬁcity of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) for detection of choroidal neovascularization in real-life practice and varying retinal expertise level . . . . Vae¨l Souedan Eric H. Souied Violaine Caillaux Alexandra Miere Ala El Ameen Rocio Blanco-Garavito Received: 25 December 2016 / Accepted: 10 May 2017 / Published online: 25 May 2017 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Abstract Keywords Sensitivity Speciﬁcity Optical Purpose To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of OCT coherence tomography angiography Choroidal angiography (OCT-A) detecting or predicting choroidal neovascularization detection Exudative AMD neovascularization (CNV), by ophthalmologists of dis- parate degrees of skills in retinal diseases, using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and ﬂuorescein angiography (FA) as a standard reference. Introduction Methods Retrospective observational case series. Patient presenting maculopathy and complete imaging Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is the hallmark were included. FA, SD-OCT, OCT-A and FA coupled of exudative age-related macular degeneration to SD-OCT images were graded independently for (wAMD) and may complicate other diseases (uveitis, presence or absence of CNV by ophthalmologists with pathological myopia, etc.). In wAMD, CNV accounts varying expertise levels. for over 80% of severe visual loss cases . CNV
International Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: May 25, 2017
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