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Investigation of occult choroidal neovascularization at low-light level: clinical results
Author(s): Giuseppe Longobardi; Claudio Ciamberlini; Vittorio Guarnieri; Pasquale Poggi; G. Panzardi; M. C. Donati; F. Faraldi
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the development of a double TV camera system incorporated in a standard fundus camera for imaging the choroidal vascular network with very low intensity infrared light. The equipment was employed to perform indocyanine green (ICG) choroidal angiography in several chorioretinal pathologies with particular interest in age related macular degeneration (AMD). An evaluation and comparison of fluorescein and ICG angiograms is carried out for the diagnosis, localization, and laser treatment evaluation of choroidal neovascularizations (CNV).

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Date Published: 10 February 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2331, Medical Sensors II and Fiber Optic Sensors, (10 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201237
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Giuseppe Longobardi, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
Claudio Ciamberlini, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
Vittorio Guarnieri, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
Pasquale Poggi, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
G. Panzardi, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)
M. C. Donati, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)
F. Faraldi, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2331:
Medical Sensors II and Fiber Optic Sensors
Anna Maria Verga Scheggi; Francesco Baldini; Pierre R. Coulet; Otto S. Wolfbeis, Editor(s)

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