1. Maria Cristina Savastano

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    2. Choroidal juxtapapillary neovascularization regression in multiple evanescent white dot syndrome by optical coherence tomography angiography: a case report

      Choroidal juxtapapillary neovascularization regression in multiple evanescent white dot syndrome by optical coherence tomography angiography: a case report
      Background Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome most often resolves spontaneously without complications; however, choroidal neovascularization can sometimes occur. Case presentation Here, we describe a case of a 22-year-old white Caucasian man with blurred vision in his left eye who exhibited juxtapapillary choroidal neovascularization on optical coherence tomography angiography. Although multiple evanescent white dot syndrome is often self-limiting, to reduce the possibility of an inflammatory reaction, we preferred to administer prednisolone ...
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    3. CLASSIFICATION OF HALLER VESSEL ARRANGEMENTS IN ACUTE AND CHRONIC CENTRAL SEROUS CHORIORETINOPATHY IMAGED WITH EN FACE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY

      CLASSIFICATION OF HALLER VESSEL ARRANGEMENTS IN ACUTE AND CHRONIC CENTRAL SEROUS CHORIORETINOPATHY IMAGED WITH EN FACE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
      Purpose: To compare the prevailing patterns of Haller vessel arrangements at the posterior pole between healthy eyes and those with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) using en face optical coherence tomography. Methods: Eyes of normal subjects and patients with acute or chronic CSC underwent optical coherence tomography imaging (RTVue 100; Optovue Inc, Fremont, CA). En face sections at the level of the Haller layer were classified by two masked graders into ...
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    4. Vascular Features of Full-Thickness Macular Hole by OCT Angiography

      Vascular Features of Full-Thickness Macular Hole by OCT Angiography
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To compare the features of cystoid cavities associated with full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) imaged with optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) and en face OCT. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Prospective, observational, cross-sectional study. Clinical practice and observation. Thirteen patients (13 eyes) with FTMH were evaluated before vitrectomy. All eyes underwent OCTA or en face OCT imaging. RESULTS: There was a statistically significant positive correlation between groups for the total ...
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    5. Pachychoroid neovasculopathy: aspect on optical coherence tomography angiography

      Pachychoroid neovasculopathy: aspect on optical coherence tomography angiography
      Purpose To describe and interpret the features of pachychoroid neovasculopathy (PNV) using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) technique. Methods This is an observational case series of patients who presented with PNV. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), anterior segment examination, dilated funduscopic examination, infrared and autofluorescence fundus images and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT; B-scan, en-face and OCTA) were carried out for all patients. Choroid thickness was measured using enhanced depth imaging ...
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    6. Capillary Network Anomalies In Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion On Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

      Capillary Network Anomalies In Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion On Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
      Purpose: To analyze the foveal microvasculature features in eyes with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) using optical coherence tomography angiography based on split spectrum amplitude decorrelation angiography technology. Methods: A total of 10 BRVO eyes (mean age 64.2 8.02 range between 52 years and 76 years) were evaluated by optical coherence tomography angiography (XR-Avanti; Optovue). The macular angiography scan protocol covered a 3 mm 3 mm area. The ...
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    7. LONGITUDINAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY-ANGIOGRAPHY STUDY OF TYPE 2 NAIVE CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION EARLY RESPONSE AFTER TREATMENT

      LONGITUDINAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY-ANGIOGRAPHY STUDY OF TYPE 2 NAIVE CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION EARLY RESPONSE AFTER TREATMENT
      Purpose: To assess the longitudinal development of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) Type 2 after intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor by optical coherence tomography-angiography (OCT-A). Methods: Five eyes of five patients with naive CNV Type 2 were assessed by OCT-A in this observational longitudinal study. To perform, the OCT-A used an 840-nm wavelength OCT device (XR-Avanti, Freemont; Optovue) based on split-spectrum amplitude-decorrelation angiography algorithm. The timing of analysis was after 24 hours ...
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    8. En Face Optical Coherence Tomography for Visualization of the Choroid

      En Face Optical Coherence Tomography for Visualization of the Choroid
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To assess posterior pole choroid patterns in healthy eyes using en face optical coherence tomography (OCT). PATIENTS AND METHODS: This observational study included 154 healthy eyes of 77 patients who underwent en face OCT. The mean age of the patients was 31.2 years (standard deviation: 13 years); 40 patients were women, and 37 patients were men. En face imaging of the choroidal vasculature was assessed using ...
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    9. IN VIVO CHARACTERIZATION OF RETINAL VASCULARIZATION MORPHOLOGY USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY

      IN VIVO CHARACTERIZATION OF RETINAL VASCULARIZATION MORPHOLOGY USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY
      Purpose: To evaluate retinal vessel morphology using split-spectrum amplitude-decorrelation angiography with optical coherence tomography in healthy eyes. Methods: Fifty-two eyes of 26 healthy volunteers (age range from 35 to 48 years; mean age 41.94 years; SD: +/-4.13) were evaluated by optical coherence tomography angiography in the macular region. The protocol acquisition consisted of a 216 x 216 A-scan that was repeated 5 times in the same position, in ...
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    10. En face optical coherence tomography of foveal microstructure in full-thickness macular hole: a model to study perifoveal Müller cells

      En face optical coherence tomography of foveal microstructure in full-thickness macular hole: a model to study perifoveal Müller cells
      ... Jules Gonin Eye Hospital. Fondation Asile des Aveugles, Lausanne, Switzerland , Maria Cristina Savastano x Maria Cristina Savastano Search for articles by this author Affiliations * Department of Ophthalmology, Ca...
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    11. Differential Vulnerability of Retinal Layers to Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Evidence by SD-OCT Segmentation Analysis.

      Differential Vulnerability of Retinal Layers to Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Evidence by SD-OCT Segmentation Analysis.
      Purpose:To evaluate layer-by-layer retinal thickness in spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), determined by automated segmentation analysis (ASA) software in healthy and early age-related maculopathy (ARM) eyes. Methods:Fifty-seven eyes, specifically, 19 healthy eyes under 60 years old, 19 healthy eyes over 60, and 19 ARM eyes, were recruited into this cross-sectional study. The mean ages were 36.78 (SD: 13.82), 69.89 (SD: 6.14) and 66.10 ...
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    12. Measurement of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, macular thickness, and foveal volume in amblyopic eyes using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

      Measurement of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, macular thickness, and foveal volume in amblyopic eyes using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography
      ...aly , * Annabella Salerni, MD Affiliations + Institute of Ophthalmology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy , * Maria Cristina Savastano, MD Affiliations + Institute of Ophthalmology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy Recei...
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    13. A morpho-functional study of amblyopic eyes with the use of optical coherence tomography and microperimetry

      A morpho-functional study of amblyopic eyes with the use of optical coherence tomography and microperimetry
      Purpose: To determine whether retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), macular thickness, foveal volume, macular sensitivity, and fixation in patients with amblyopia differ between the amblyopic eye and the fellow eye.Methods: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) and microperimetry (MP-1) were used to evaluate patients with unilateral amblyopia. Patients were divided into 2 groups, those with strabismic amblyopia and those with refractive amblyopia. OCT maps were used to calculate foveal volume ...
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    14. Morphologic Differences, According To Etiology, in Pigment Epithelial Detachments By Means of En Face Optical Coherence Tomography

      Morphologic Differences, According To Etiology, in Pigment Epithelial Detachments By Means of En Face Optical Coherence Tomography
      Purpose: To assess morphologic differences in pigment epithelial detachment (PED) with en face optical coherence tomography in central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Methods: We recruited 30 eyes of 22 patients with PED. Nine eyes had a clinical diagnosis of CSC and 21 had AMD. All patients were assessed with en face optical coherence tomography. Morphologic PED aspects were estimated on C-scans and classified according to shape ...
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  2. About Maria Cristina Savastano

    Maria Cristina Savastano is from the Institute of Ophthalmology, Catholic University “Sacro Cuore,” Rome, Italy.