Tag: bevacizumab

An Updated Review on Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

RRP (Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis) is a disorder characterised by exophytic lesions in the respiratory epithelium and vocal folds, and is a common cause of dysphonia in children. The pathogenesis is due to the Human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes substantial morbidity in the host as well as being a precursor...
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Intravitreal Injections and Secondary Sterile Endophthalmitis

Sterile endophthalmitis appears as an infrequent complication of intravitreal injections and seems to develop mainly in the context of the off-label use of drugs that have not been conceived for intravitreous administration. The aetiology of sterile endophthalmitis, independently of the administered drug, remains uncertain and a multi-factorial origin cannot...
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A Review of the Use of Anti-vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Drugs at the Eye Foundation Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, Nigeria

Aims: To describe the sociodemographic details and indications for the use of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injections at the Eye Foundation Centres in Nigeria. Study Design: Retrospective, observational analysis. Place and Duration of Study: Eye Foundation Hospitals in Lagos, Ijebu-Imushin and Abuja, Nigeria between January 2011 and December...
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