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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Two hundred thirty seven eyes of 180 patients were enrolled with 90 patients each in diabetic and non-diabetic group, requiring IVTA. IVTA 4mg/0.1ml was injected and IOP was measured at one week, one month, three months and six months in both groups of patients.
Wongsirisuwan reported 47.7% as arising from motorcycle accidents, 16.9% from car accidents and physical assaults, and 7.7% from firearm injuries.14 32.9% of our patients had had an In-Vehicle Traffic Accident (IVTA), 31.4% had had a motorcycle accident, 12.9% had had an Out-Vehicle Traffic Accident (OVTA), 10.0% had had a work accident, 5.7% had fallen from a high place and had sharp object injuries and 1.4% had firearm injuries.
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.
Moreover, a major limitation of IVTA is the recurrence of DME, which develops after a relatively short duration of action (not longer than 3 months) necessitating repeated applications of IVTA that carry risks and are inconvenient for patients.
IVTA or STTA has been reported to be effective in some cases [3-7] because steroids are anti-inflammatory and might maintain the blood-retina barrier.
Each partner to IVTA brings unique resources to the mix.
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.
42 eyes of 42 patients with diabetic macular edema were randomly assigned to receive either 1-mg or 4-mg dose of Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA).
Studies comparing intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) and MlP show better BCVA and OCT outcomes for IVTA during the first few months [23-25].