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Vitreous Detachment (Posterior Vitreous Detachment) Summary

Description: Detachment of the corpus vitreum (VITREOUS BODY) from its normal attachments, especially the retina, due to shrinkage from degenerative or inflammatory conditions, trauma, myopia, or senility.

Also Known As: Posterior Vitreous Detachment; Detachment, Posterior Vitreous; Detachment, Vitreous; Detachments, Posterior Vitreous; Detachments, Vitreous Show All >>

Networked: 419 relevant articles (28 outcomes, 21 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vitreous Detachment

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fibrinolysin : 6 outcomes 1 study in 27 results : FDA 1
  2. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 93 results : IBA
  3. microplasmin : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results : IBA
  4. Hyaluronoglucosaminidase (Hyaluronidase) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results : FDA 5
  5. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  6. bevacizumab : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 2
  7. Sulfur Hexafluoride : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  8. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 2
  9. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 2
  10. Plasminogen : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Vitreous Detachment

  1. Macular Edema
  2. Hemorrhage
  3. Retinal Perforations
  4. Vitreous Hemorrhage
  5. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
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Key Therapies for Vitreous Detachment

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  1. Vitrectomy : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 116 results
  2. Traction : 3 outcomes in 100 results
  3. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results
  4. Lasers (Laser) : 2 outcomes in 12 results
  5. Intravitreal Injections : 1 outcome 2 studies in 25 results
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