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Repeated intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide for diffuse diabetic macular oedema
  1. J B Jonas,
  2. I Kreissig,
  3. R F Degenring,
  4. B A Kamppeter
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Clinical Medicine Mannheim of the University Heidelberg, Germany
  1. Correspondence to: Dr J Jonas Universitäts-Augenklinik, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany;

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Recent studies have suggested that intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide may be a treatment option for diffuse diabetic macular oedema.1 Since the duration of the effect of an intravitreal application of triamcinolone acetonide lasts between 4 weeks and up to 9 months,2,3 the purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a repeated intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide.

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The clinical interventional case series study included four patients with diffuse diabetic macular oedema who consecutively received a second intravitreal injection of about 20 mg triamcinolone acetonide 7.6 (SD 3.9) …

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