Chapter 18. Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

  1. Richard Donnelly MD, PhD, FRCP, FRACP1 and
  2. Edward Horton MD2
  1. Hean-Choon Chen

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751503.ch18

Vascular Complications of Diabetes: Current Issues in Pathogenesis and Treatment, Second Edition

Vascular Complications of Diabetes: Current Issues in Pathogenesis and Treatment, Second Edition

How to Cite

Chen, H.-C. (2005) Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy, in Vascular Complications of Diabetes: Current Issues in Pathogenesis and Treatment, Second Edition (eds R. Donnelly and E. Horton), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751503.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Vascular Medicine University of Nottingham The Medical School Derby DE22 3DT UK

  2. 2

    Joslin Diabetes Center One Joslin Place Boston MA 02215 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127851

Online ISBN: 9780470751503

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Keywords:

  • proliferative retinopathy;
  • proliferative disease;
  • blood vessels;
  • vitreous haemorrhage;
  • retinal hypoxia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • EPIDEMIOLOGY

  • DEFINITIONS

  • DIAGNOSIS AND NATURAL HISTORY

  • PATHOGENESIS

  • TREATMENT

  • LASER TREATMENT TECHNIQUES

  • COMPLICATIONS OF LASER TREATMENT

  • INDICATIONS FOR VITRECTOMY