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    2. Retinal imaging including OCT angiography for detecting active choroidal neovascularization in pseudoxanthoma elasticum

      Retinal imaging including OCT angiography for detecting active choroidal neovascularization in pseudoxanthoma elasticum
      Importance The diagnostic accuracy of different retinal imaging modalities to detect active choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is essential to enable a correct diagnosis but currently poorly understood. Background Optical coherence tomography (OCT), fluorescein angiography (FA) and optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT‐A) are employed in daily practice but a systematic comparison of these imaging techniques is lacking. Design Retrospective, observational study. Participants Twenty patients (31 eyes) with ...
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    3. Optical coherence tomography angiography in intermediate uveitis

      Optical coherence tomography angiography in intermediate uveitis
      Purpose To investigate the involvement of the retinal and choriocapillaris microvasculature in intermediate uveitis on optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) Design Case-control study Methods Patients and age-matched controls were imaged with swept-source OCT-A (PLEX Elite 9000, Zeiss). Using ImageJ superficial and deep retinal vasculature were semi-automatically analyzed for vessel (VD) and skeleton density (SD), vessel diameter index (VDI) and fractal dimension (FD). Choriocapillaris layer was automatically graded for mean signal ...
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    4. Longitudinal Analysis of Drusen Volume in Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using Two Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Scan Patterns

      Longitudinal Analysis of Drusen Volume in Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using Two Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Scan Patterns
      Purpose: To evaluate two different spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) scan patterns in eyes with intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD) for the longitudinal assessment of drusen volume. Methods: The data of 38 eyes of 38 AMD patients (age 69.97 6.08 years) were included. The longitudinal drusen volume over 4 years was analyzed by annual SD-OCT raster scanning (field size 20 15). Two raster scan patterns (A/B) differed ...
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    5. MINIMAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY B-SCAN DENSITY FOR RELIABLE DETECTION OF INTRARETINAL AND SUBRETINAL FLUID IN MACULAR DISEASES

      MINIMAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY B-SCAN DENSITY FOR RELIABLE DETECTION OF INTRARETINAL AND SUBRETINAL FLUID IN MACULAR DISEASES
      Purpose: To determine the minimal optical coherence tomography B-scan density for reliable detection of intraretinal and subretinal fluid. Methods: Spectral domain optical coherence tomography raster scanning (Spectralis; Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg, Germany) using a scan field of 20 20 of 97 B-scans with an interscan distance (ISD) of 60 m was performed in 150 eyes of 150 consecutive patients at monitoring visits for intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy. Using custom ...
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    6. CNNs Enable Accurate and Fast Segmentation of Drusen in Optical Coherence Tomography

      CNNs Enable Accurate and Fast Segmentation of Drusen in Optical Coherence Tomography
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is used to diagnose and track progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Drusen, which appear as bumps between Bruchs membrane (BM) and the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) layer, are among the most important biomarkers for staging AMD. In this work, we develop and compare three automated methods for Drusen segmentation based on the U-Net convolutional neural network architecture. By cross-validating on more than 50, 000 annotated ...
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    7. Quantitative Features of the Choriocapillaris in Healthy Individuals Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

      Quantitative Features of the Choriocapillaris in Healthy Individuals Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
      ...Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (KGF); and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany (MP). Dr. Sadda is a consultant for Carl Zeiss Meditec, Optos, Allergan, Gen...
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    8. Algorithms for the Automated Analysis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Biomarkers on Optical Coherence Tomography: A Systematic Review

      Algorithms for the Automated Analysis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Biomarkers on Optical Coherence Tomography: A Systematic Review
      Purpose : To assess the quality of optical coherence tomography (OCT) grading algorithms for retinal biomarkers of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Methods : Following a systematic review of the literature data on detection and quantification of AMD retinal biomarkers by available algorithms were extracted and descriptively synthesized. Algorithm quality was assessed using a modified version of the Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies 2 checklist with a focus on accuracy against established ...
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    9. Structural Changes in Optical Coherence Tomography Underlying Spots of Increased Autofluorescence in the Perilesional Zone of Geographic Atrophy

      Structural Changes in Optical Coherence Tomography Underlying Spots of Increased Autofluorescence in the Perilesional Zone of Geographic Atrophy
      Purpose : To investigate structural correlates corresponding to the appearance of increased fundus autofluorescence (FAF) in the perilesional area of geographic atrophy (GA) secondary to age-related macular degeneration. Methods : Serial FAF images of 181 eyes with GA of 134 patients participating in the Directional Spread in Geographic Atrophy study (NCT02051998) were screened for increased FAF spots that had developed during the review period. Thickness and reflectivity of the retinal pigment epithelium ...
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    10. The Impact of Lens Opacity on SD-OCT Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Bruch's Membrane Opening Measurements Using the Anatomical Positioning System (APS)

      The Impact of Lens Opacity on SD-OCT Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Bruch's Membrane Opening Measurements Using the Anatomical Positioning System (APS)
      Purpose : To evaluate the impact of lens opacity on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT) and Bruch's membrane opening (BMO) measurements. Methods : Fifty-nine randomly selected patients without any other relevant ocular pathology undergoing elective routine cataract surgery in two specialized eye clinics were enrolled. RNFLT, BMO area, and BMO minimum rim width (BMO-MRW) were assessed with the Heidelberg Engineering Spectralis OCT using the anatomical positioning system (APS) prior to ...
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    11. QUANTIFICATION OF INTRARETINAL HARD EXUDATES IN EYES WITH DIABETIC RETINOPATHY BY OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY

      QUANTIFICATION OF INTRARETINAL HARD EXUDATES IN EYES WITH DIABETIC RETINOPATHY BY OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
      Purpose: To evaluate the reproducibility of intraretinal hard exudate (HE) quantification from spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) images of eyes with diabetic retinopathy (DR). Methods: Cases with diabetic macular edema were enrolled. The area of HE obtained by B-scan segmentation was compared with the area obtained by en face segmentation. Results: The mean +/- SD for the HE area was 1.78 +/- 1.37 mm2 with B-scan segmentation and 0 ...
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    12. Longitudinal Analysis of Reticular Drusen Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using Combined Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy and Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging

      Longitudinal Analysis of Reticular Drusen Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using Combined Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy and Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging
      ...progression can be quantified and may be applied in future longitudinal studies. Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany Purpose: To evaluate longitudinal variations of reticular drusen (RDR) in a...
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    13. Three-dimensional spectral domain optical coherence tomography of retina in choroidal metastasis due to uterine endometrial carcinoma

      Three-dimensional spectral domain optical coherence tomography of retina in choroidal metastasis due to uterine endometrial carcinoma
      Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) three-dimensional (3D) imaging in choroidal metastasis, due to uterine endometrial carcinoma, is reported for the first time. SD-OCT revealed a dome-shaped elevation of the retina. Neurosensory detachment with splitting of the retinal layers, at some places, was observed. 3D SD-OCT allows evaluation of secondary retinal pigment epithelial and intraretinal changes due to metastatic choroidal lesion
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    14. High-resolution optical coherence tomography of subpigment epithelial structures in patients with pigment epithelium detachment secondary to age-related macular degeneration

      High-resolution optical coherence tomography of subpigment epithelial structures in patients with pigment epithelium detachment secondary to age-related macular degeneration
      ...1. ^1Department of Ophthalmology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany 2. ^2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany 3. ^3Department of Ophthalmology, St. Franziskus Hospital, Muenster, Germany...
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    University of Bonn

    University of Bonn was founded almost 200 years ago and is considered to be one of Germany's and indeed Europe's most important institutes of higher education. As home of learning to over 27,000 students, we enjoy an outstanding reputation both at home and abroad.  The University of Bonn is one of the world's leading research based Universities and therefore it is no surprise that we operate on an international level. We particularly specialize in the fields of research and teaching and this has led to our evolving into the position of a truly prominent international institution.