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Criteria of the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) for Clinically Significant Macular Edema

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with diabetes mellitus has clinically significant macular edema using the ETDRS criteria.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, selection

ICD-10:

E10, E11

Description:

The Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) Group developed criteria for the diagnosis of clinically significant macular edema in patients with diabetes mellitus. This can help identify patients who may benefit from laser photocoagulation or other therapy. The group is coordinated through the National Eye Institute of NIH.

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