10. Proliferative Retinopathy

  1. Roy Taylor1,2 and
  2. Deborah Batey3

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch10

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, R. and Batey, D. (2012) Proliferative Retinopathy, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

  2. 2

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle, West Northumberland & Gateshead Retinal Screening Service, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658499

Online ISBN: 9781119968573

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Keywords:

  • proliferative retinopathy;
  • proliferative retinopathy detection;
  • blood pressure control, and urgent assessment;
  • proliferative retinopathy management;
  • photocoagulation, or laser therapy;
  • blood pressure and blood glucose control;
  • other microvascular complications, nerve pain, kidney damage;
  • disc new vessels;
  • retinal new vessels;
  • microaneurysms, blot haemorrhages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is proliferative retinopathy?

  • Management of proliferative retinopathy

  • New vessels on the disc (Figure 10.1)

  • Disc new vessels (Figure 10.2)

  • Retinal new vessels (Figure 10.3a)

  • Retinal new vessels–red-free image of Figure 10.3a (Figure 10.3b)

  • New vessels on the retina (Figure 10.4)

  • New vessels on the retina (Figure 10.5)

  • New vessels on the retina (Figure 10.6)

  • New vessels on the retina (Figure 10.7a)

  • New vessels on the retina – red-free version of Figure 10.7a (Figure 10.7b)

  • Old panretinal laser scars (Figure 10.8)

  • Panretinal laser scars (Figure 10.9)

  • Disc and retinal new vessels, with exudative maculopathy (Figure 10.10a)

  • Disc and retinal new vessels, with exudative maculopathy (red-free version of Figure 10.10a) (Figure 10.10b)