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What does PRP stand for?

PRP stands for Panretinal Photocoagulation


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The Diabetic Retinopathy Study (DRS) demonstrated that panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) halves the risk of severe visual loss (defined as visual acuity < 5/200 on three successive visits) in patients with high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy (2) (Table 1).
3 mg of pegaptanib treatment at day 0 and every 6 weeks until week 30 in one eye, or standard panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) with a laser.
Documentation of advanced retinopathy leads to panretinal photocoagulation (laser therapy), which destroys retinal tissue outside the macula and optic nerve so that the remaining retina is not ischemic and will therefore not produce the growth factors that result in proliferative diabetic retinopathy.

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