IVTA

AcronymDefinition
IVTAInternet Voting Technology Alliance (forum)
IVTAIntravitreal Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide
IVTAImperial Valley Telecommunications Authority (est. 1996; El Centro, CA)
IVTAIndiana Veterinary Technicians Association
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Recalcitrant DME was defined as persistent macular edema with CFT [greater than or equal to]300 [micro]m, lasting 3 months after at least 3 intravitreal anti-VEGF and 3 IVTA injections with 2 sessions of focal grid laser photocoagulation.
For Pseudophakic eyes, IVTA or dexamethasone implant with or without laser may also be considered.
In conclusion, IVTA remains a promising therapy for patients with macular oedema of different aetiologies refractory to other modalities of treatment at least in short terms.
11 IVTA is a promising treatment for DME12 but inexicably linked to elevation of intraocular pressure13 retinal detachment glaucoma ocular hypertone intraocular hemorrhage endophthalmitis14 and Subtenon triamcinolone.
While Figure 3 represents the first phase of the project, the IVTA partnership is more ambitious than that.
RESULTS AND OBSERVATIONS: Out of the total 42 patients, 1 patient receiving 1-mg of IVTA and 1 patient receiving 4-mg of IVTA were lost to follow up.
In patients with diabetic macular oedema not responsive to photocoagulation, either IVTA or an intravitreal anti-VEGF agent may be considered as second-line treatments.
IVTA in suspension form is currently available as the following commercial preparations: Trivaris (Allergan, Irvine, CA, USA), Kenacort (Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Melbourne, Australia) and Kenalog (Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Princeton, NY, USA).