Publications

Drusen volume development over time and its relevance to the course of age-related macular degeneration. 

Schlanitz FG, Baumann B, Kundi M, Sacu S, Baratsits M, Scheschy U, Shahlaee A, Mittermüller TJ, Montuoro A, Roberts P, Pircher M, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U 

2017 Br J Ophthalmol 


 

Effect of intravitreal dexamethasone implant on intra-ocular cytokines and chemokines in eyes with retinal vein occlusion. 

Rezar-Dreindl S, Eibenberger K, Pollreisz A, Bühl W, Georgopoulos M, Krall C, Dunavölgyi R, Weigert G, Kroh ME, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sacu S. 

2017 Acta Ophthalmol.


 

Geographic Atrophy and Foveal-Sparing Changes Related to Visual Acuity in Patients With Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Over Time. 

Sayegh RG, Sacu S, Dunavölgyi R, Kroh ME, Roberts P, Mitsch C, Montuoro A, Ehrenmüller M, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 

2017 Am J Ophthalmol. 


 

Identification and clinical role of choroidal neovascularization characteristics based on optical coherence tomography angiography. 

Sulzbacher F, Pollreisz A, Kaider A, Kickinger S, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U; Vienna Eye Study Center. 

2017 Acta Ophthalmol.


 

Monitoring retinoschisis and non-acute retinal detachment by optical coherence tomography: morphologic aspects and clinical impact. 

Eibenberger K, Sacu S, Rezar-Dreindl S, Pöcksteiner J, Georgopoulos M, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 

2017 Acta Ophthalmol.


 

Role of additional dexamethasone for the management of persistent or recurrent neovascular age-related macular degeneration under ranibizumab treatment

Rezar-Dreindl S, Eibenberger K, Buehl W, Georgopoulos M, Weigert G, Krall C, Dunavoelgyi R, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sacu S. 

2017 Retina


 

Polarisation-sensitive OCT is useful for evaluating retinal pigment epithelial lesions in patients with neovascular AMD.

Schütze C, Teleky K, Baumann B, Pircher M, Götzinger E, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2016 Br J Ophthalmol.


 

Comparative study between a spectral domain and a high-speed single-beam swept source OCTA system for identifying choroidal neovascularization in AMD. 

Told R, Ginner L, Hecht A, Sacu S, Leitgeb R, Pollreisz A, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 

2016 Sci Rep. 


 

Retinal Pigment Epithelial Features in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Identified by Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography. 

Roberts P, Baumann B, Lammer J, Gerendas B, Kroisamer J, Bühl W, Pircher M, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sacu S. 

2016 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.


 

The Intraocular Cytokine Profile and Therapeutic Response in Persistent Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration. 

Rezar-Dreindl S, Sacu S, Eibenberger K, Pollreisz A, Bühl W, Georgopoulos M, Krall C, Weigert G, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 

2016 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 


 

Differentiation of Diabetic Macular Edema From Pseudophakic Cystoid Macular Edema by Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Munk MR, Jampol LM, Simader C, Huf W, Mittermüller TJ, Jaffe GJ, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2015 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.


 

Influence of the vitreomacular interface on the efficacy of intravitreal therapy for uveitis-associated cystoid macular edema 

Munk MR, Ram R, Rademaker A, Liu D, Setlur V, Chau F, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Goldstein DA

2015 Acta Ophthalmol


 

Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography and Conventional Retinal Imaging Strategies in Assessing Foveal Integrity in Geographic Atrophy.

Sayegh RG, Zotter S, Roberts PK, Kandula MM, Sacu S, Kreil DP, Baumann B, Pircher M, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2015 Invest Ophthalmol 


 

Progression of retinal pigment epithelial atrophy in antiangiogenic therapy of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Schütze C, Wedl M, Baumann B, Pircher M, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2015 Am J Ophthalmol. 


 

Pigment epithelial detachment followed by retinal cystoid degeneration leads to vision loss in treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Schmidt-Erfurth U, Waldstein SM, Deak GG, Kundi M, Simader C.

2015 Ophthalmology.


 

Extent of Detached Retina and Lens Status Influence Intravitreal Protein Expression in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment.

Pollreisz A, Sacu S, Eibenberger K, Funk M, Kivaranovic D, Zlabinger GJ, Georgopoulos M, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2015 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 


 

Anti-VEGF treatment in branch retinal vein occlusion: a real-world experience over 4?years. 

Rezar S, Eibenberger K, Bühl W, Georgopoulos M, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sacu S; Macula Study Group Vienna. 

2015 Acta Ophthalmol.


 

Multimodal Imaging of Cotton Wool Spots in Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion. 

Munk MR, Matt G, Baratsits M, Dunavoelgyi R, Huf W, Montuoro A, Buehl W, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sacu S. 

2015 Ophthalmic Res. 


 

Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography and Conventional Retinal Imaging Strategies in Assessing Foveal Integrity in Geographic Atrophy. 

Sayegh RG, Zotter S, Roberts PK, Kandula MM, Sacu S, Kreil DP, Baumann B, Pircher M, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 

2015 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.


 

Relationship of Retinal morphology and Sensitivity in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration (NAMD). Comparision of Ranibizumab versus Aflibercept treatment over 1 year. 

Sulzbacher, F., Sacu, S., Roberts, P. K., Munk, M. R., Kroh, M. E., Kaider, A., Rezar, S., Schmidt-Erfurth, U. 

2015 Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 


 

Detection and Differentiation of Intraretinal Hemorrhage in Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Munk MR, Dunavoelgyi R, Baratsits M, Matt G, Montuoro A, Buehl W, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sacu S; Macula Study Grou

2014 Curr Eye Res


 

Differential diagnosis of macular edema of different pathophysiologic origins by spectral domain optical coherence tomography

Munk MR, Sacu S, Huf W, Sulzbacher F, Mittermüller TJ, Eibenberger K, Rezar S, Bolz M, Kiss CG, Simader C, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2014 Retina


 

Influence of orthostasis and daytime on retinal thickness in uveitis-associated cystoid macular edema

Munk MR, Kiss CG, Ekmekcioglu C, Huf W, Sulzbacher F, Gerendas B, Simader C, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2014 Curr Eye Res


 

Visual acuity and microperimetric mapping of lesion area in eyes with inflammatory cystoid macular oedema

Munk MR, Kiss CG, Huf W, Montuoro A, Sulzbacher F, Kroh M, Larsen M, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2014 Acta Ophthalmol. 


 

Distribution of intraretinal exudates in diabetic macular edema during anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy observed by spectral domain optical coherence tomography and fundus photography

Pemp B, Deák G, Prager S, Mitsch C, Lammer J, Schmidinger G, Scholda C, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Bolz M

2014 Retina


 

Intraretinal cysts are the most relevant prognostic biomarker in neovascular age-related macular degeneration independent of the therapeutic strategy

Ritter M, Simader C, Bolz M, Deák GG, Mayr-Sponer U, Sayegh R, Kundi M, Schmidt-Erfurth UM

2014 Br J Ophthalmol. 


 

A quantitative approach to identify morphological features relevant for visual function in ranibizumab therapy of neovascular AMD.

Roberts P, Mittermueller TJ, Montuoro A, Sulzbacher F, Munk M, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2014 Invest Ophthalmol


 

A systematic correlation of morphology and function using spectral domain optical coherence tomography and microperimetry in patients with geographic atrophy.

Sayegh RG, Kiss CG, Simader C, Kroisamer J, Montuoro A, Mittermüller TJ, Azhary M, Bolz M, Kreil DP, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2014 Br J Ophthalmol. 


 

A longitudinal comparison of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence in geographic atrophy.

Simader C, Sayegh RG, Montuoro A, Azhary M, Koth AL, Baratsits M, Sacu S, Prünte C, Kreil DP, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2014 Am J Ophthalmol. 


 

Morphologic parameters relevant for visual outcome during anti-angiogenic therapy of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Simader C, Ritter M, Bolz M, Deák GG, Mayr-Sponer U, Golbaz I, Kundi M, Schmidt-Erfurth UM.

2014 Ophthalmology


 

Relationship of retinal morphology and retinal sensitivity in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration using aflibercept.

Sulzbacher F, Roberts P, Munk MR, Kaider A, Kroh ME, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U; Vienna Eye Study Center.

2014 Invest Ophthalmol 


 

Three-dimensional automated choroidal volume assessment on standard spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and correlation with the level of diabetic macular edema.

Gerendas BS, Waldstein SM, Simader C, Deak G, Hajnajeeb B, Zhang L, Bogunovic H, Abramoff MD, Kundi M, Sonka M, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2014 Am J Ophthalmol.


 

Impact of vitreomacular adhesion on ranibizumab mono- and combination therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Waldstein SM, Ritter M, Simader C, Mayr-Sponer U, Kundi M, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2014 Am J Ophthalmol. 


 

One year follow-up of functional recovery in neovascular AMD during monthly anti-VEGF treatment

Munk MR, Kiss C, Huf W, Sulzbacher F, Roberts P, Mittermüller TJ, Sacu S, Simader C, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2013 Am J Ophthalmol


 

Effectiveness of averaging strategies to reduce variance in retinal nerve fibre layer thickness measurements using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

Pemp B, Kardon RH, Kircher K, Pernicka E, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Reitner A.

2013 Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol.


 

Lesion size detection in geographic atrophy by polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography and correlation to conventional imaging techniques

Schütze C, Bolz M, Sayegh R, Baumann B, Pircher M, Götzinger E, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2013 Invest Ophthalmol


 

Correlation of OCT characteristics and retinal sensitivity in neovascular age-related macular degeneration in the course of monthly ranibizumab treatment.

Sulzbacher F, Kiss C, Kaider A, Roberts P, Munk M, Kroh ME, Sayegh R, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2013 Invest Ophthalmol


 

Imaging retinal pigment epithelial proliferation secondary to PASCAL photocoagulation in vivo by polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography.

Lammer J, Bolz M, Baumann B, Pircher M, Götzinger E, Mylonas G, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2013 Am J Ophthalmol. 


 

Response of retinal sensitivity to ranibizumab treatment of macular edema after acute branch retinal vein occlusion

Mylonas G, Sacu S, Dunavoelgyi R, Matt G, Blum R, Buehl W, Pruente C, Schmidt-Erfurth U; Macula Study Group

2013 Retina


 

Retinal architecture recovery after grid photocoagulation in diabetic macular edema observed in vivo by spectral domain optical coherence tomography.

Mylonas G, Bolz M, Kriechbaum K, Treu C, Deak G, Lammer J, Scholda C, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2013 Retina


 

Retinal pigment epithelium cells produce VEGF in response to oxidized phospholipids through mechanisms involving ATF4 and protein kinase CK2.

Pollreisz A, Afonyushkin T, Oskolkova OV, Gruber F, Bochkov VN, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2013 Exp Eye Res.


 

Motion artifact and speckle noise reduction in polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography by retinal tracking.

Sugita M, Zotter S, Pircher M, Makihira T, Saito K, Tomatsu N, Sato M, Roberts P, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Hitzenberger CK.

2013 Biomed Opt Express. 


 

Response of retinal sensitivity to ranibizumab treatment of macular edema after acute branch retinal vein occlusion.

Mylonas G, Sacu S, Dunavoelgyi R, Matt G, Blum R, Buehl W, Pruente C, Schmidt-Erfurth U

2013 Retina


 

Systematic correlation of morphologic alterations and retinal function in eyes with uveitis-associated cystoid macular oedema during development, resolution and relapse. 

Munk MR, Kiss CG, Steiner I, Sulzbacher F, Roberts P, Kroh M, Montuoro A, Simader C, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 

2013 Br J Ophthalmol. 


 

Correlation of SD-OCT features and retinal sensitivity in neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Sulzbacher F, Kiss C, Kaider A, Eisenkoelbl S, Munk M, Roberts P, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2012 Invest Ophthalmol


 

Diagnostic evaluation of type 2 (classic) choroidal neovascularization: optical coherence tomography, indocyanine green angiography, and fluorescein angiography.

Sulzbacher F, Kiss C, Munk M, Deak G, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2011 Am J Ophthalmol. 


 

A systematic comparison of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence in patients with geographic atrophy.

Sayegh RG, Simader C, Scheschy U, Montuoro A, Kiss C, Sacu S, Kreil DP, Prünte C, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2011 Ophthalmology.


 

Quantification of the therapeutic response of intraretinal, subretinal, and subpigment epithelial compartments in exudative AMD during anti-VEGF therapy.

Golbaz I, Ahlers C, Stock G, Schütze C, Schriefl S, Schlanitz F, Simader C, Prünte C, Schmidt-Erfurth UM.

2011 Invest Ophthalmol 


 

Retinal thickness and volume measurements in diabetic macular edema: a comparison of four optical coherence tomography systems.

Lammer J, Scholda C, Prünte C, Benesch T, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Bolz M.

2011 Retina


 

Evaluation of segmentation procedures using spectral domain optical coherence tomography in exudative age-related macular degeneration.

Malamos P, Ahlers C, Mylonas G, Schütze C, Deak G, Ritter M, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2011 Retina


 

Efficacy and safety of monthly versus quarterly ranibizumab treatment in neovascular age-related macular degeneration: the EXCITE study.

Schmidt-Erfurth U, Eldem B, Guymer R, Korobelnik JF, Schlingemann RO, Axer-Siegel R, Wiedemann P, Simader C, Gekkieva M, Weichselberger A; EXCITE Study Group.

2011 Ophthalmology


 

Performance of OCT segmentation procedures to assess morphology and extension in geographic atrophy.

Schütze C, Ahlers C, Sacu S, Mylonas G, Sayegh R, Golbaz I, Matt G, Stock G, Schmidt-Erfurth U.

2011 Acta Ophthalmol.



In vivo retinal morphology after grid laser treatment in diabetic macular edema.
 
Bolz M, Kriechbaum K, Simader C, Deak G, Lammer J, Treu C, Scholda C, Prünte C, Schmidt-Erfurth U
2010 Ophthalmology



Morphological and functional analysis of the loading regimen with intravitreal ranibizumab in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. 
Bolz M, Simader C, Ritter M, Ahlers C, Benesch T, Prünte C, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2010 Br J Ophthalmol. 



Retinal vein occlusions.
 
Buehl W, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U.
2010 Dev Ophthalmol. 



A systematic correlation between morphology and functional alterations in diabetic macular edema
Deák GG, Bolz M, Ritter M, Prager S, Benesch T, Schmidt-Erfurth U 
2010 Invest Ophthalmol 



Neovascular age-related macular degeneration under anti-angiogenic therapy: Subretinal fluid is a relevant prognostic parameter 
Einwallner E, Ahlers C, Golbaz I, Schütze C, Dunavölgyi R, Stock G, Schmidt-Erfurth UM. 
2010 Ophthalmologe



High-resolution imaging of the human retina in vivo after scatter photocoagulation treatment using a semiautomated laser system. 

Kriechbaum K, Bolz M, Deak GG, Prager S, Scholda C, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2010 Ophthalmology


 

Effect of intravitreal ranibizumab in avascular pigment epithelial detachment.The role of choroidal hypoperfusion associated with photodynamic therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration and the consequences for combination strategies 
Ritter M, Bolz M, Sacu S, Deák GG, Kiss C, Pruente C, Schmidt-Erfurth UM.
2010 Eye 



Antivascular endothelial growth factors in age-related macular degeneration

Schmidt-Erfurth U, Pollreisz A, Mitsch C, Bolz M.
2010 Dev Ophthalmol. 



High-resolution optical coherence tomography after surgery for vitreomacular traction: a 2-year follow-up. 
Sayegh, R. G., Georgopoulos, M., Geitzenauer, W., Simader, C., Kiss, C., & Schmidt-Erfurth, U. 
2010 Ophthalmology 



Imaging of the retinal pigment epithelium in age-related macular degeneration using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography. 
Ahlers C, Götzinger E, Pircher M, Golbaz I, Prager F, Schütze C, Baumann B, Hitzenberger CK, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2009 Invest Ophthalmol 



Optical coherence tomographic hyperreflective foci: a morphologic sign of lipid extravasation in diabetic macular edema.
 
Bolz M, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Deak G, Mylonas G, Kriechbaum K, Scholda C 
2009 Ophthalmology



A systematic correlation of angiography and high-resolution optical coherence tomography in diabetic macular edema.
Bolz M, Ritter M, Schneider M, Simader C, Scholda C, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2009 Ophthalmology



Neovascular age-related macular degeneration: intraocular cytokines and growth factors and the influence of therapy with ranibizumab 
Funk M, Karl D, Georgopoulos M, Benesch T, Sacu S, Polak K, Zlabinger GJ, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2009 Ophthalmology 



Evaluation of ranibizumab-induced changes in high-resolution optical coherence tomographic retinal morphology and their impact on visual function.

Kiss CG, Geitzenauer W, Simader C, Gregori G, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2009 Invest Ophthalmic

 



Correlation of high-definition optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography imaging in neovascular macular degeneration. 
Malamos P, Sacu S, Georgopoulos M, Kiss C, Pruente C, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2009 Invest Ophthalmol



Comparison of retinal thickness measurements and segmentation performance of four different spectral and time domain OCT devices in neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
 
Mylonas G, Ahlers C, Malamos P, Golbaz I, Deak G, Schuetze C, Sacu S, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2009 Br J Ophthalmol. 



The role of choroidal hypoperfusion associated with photodynamic therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration and the consequences for combination strategies 
Schmidt-Erfurth U, Kiss C, Sacu S. 
2009 Prog Retin Eye Res. 



Intraocular concentrations of growth factors and cytokines in retinal vein occlusion and the effect of therapy with bevacizumab.
 
Funk M, Kriechbaum K, Prager F, Benesch T, Georgopoulos M, Zlabinger GJ, Schmidt-Erfurth U. 
2008 Invest Ophthalmol 



Retinal pigment epithelium tears following intravitreal ranibizumab therapy.
 
Kiss C, Michels S, Prager F, Geitzenauer W, Schmidt-Erfurth U.
2007 Acta Ophthalmol Scand.