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Iris-Plane Sutures as Silicone Oil Barrier in Completely or Partially Aniridic Patients

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Iris-Plane-Sutures-as-Silicone-Oil-Barrier-in-Completely-or-Partially-Aniridic-Patients.flv Colin A. McCannel Advantages: Simple, inexpensive technique to minimize chance of cornea – silicone oil touch which can lead to corneal decompensation.                                                                  Methods: The iris...

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Macular Hole Surgery: ILM Heme Visualization

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Macular-Hole-Surgery:-ILM-Heme-Visualization.flv Colin A. McCannel Advantages: Using autologous blood to visualize the ILM during macular hole surgery is simple, inexpensive and apparently safe. Methods: Blood is withdrawn from the patient at sterilely prepped venipuncture site. The blood is transferred into a heparin sodium tube and gently agitated. After a thorough vitrectomy is performed, a very...

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Resolving Challenging Patient Situations

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Resolving-Challenging-Patient-Situations.flv Colin A. McCannel Advantages: Understanding the motivation of at least some patients’ continuous questions, or hostile seeming attitude can help resolve a difficult situation to both the patient’s and physician’s satisfaction. Methods: If patients keep asking the same questions, they are often scared to ask what they really want to know about....

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Medical & Surgical Strategy Session

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Vitrectomy Session – Subretinal Bubbles

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Superior Oblique Complications Following Scleral Buckle Procedures

Jonathan M. Holmes, MD (Rochester, MN), Colin A. McCannel, MD (Rochester, MN), David A. Leske, BS (Rochester, MN) PURPOSE: To describe the spectrum of strabismus complications associated with the superior oblique (SO) tendon caused by improper scleral buckle placement, to describe treatment and possible prevention. METHODS: In a retrospective chart review, we identified six cases of vertical and torsional strabismus requiring superior...

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Stability of Bevacizumab (Avastin) after Withdrawal into a Syringe and Refrigeration or Freezing

Colin A. McCannel, MD (Rochester, MN), Sophie J. Bakri, MD (Rochester, MN), Melissa R. Snyder, PhD (Rochester, MN), Jose S. Pulido, MD (Rochester, MN), Michael W. Stewart, MD (Jacksonville, FL), Frederick J. Troendle, PhD (Jacksonville, FL), William T. Weiss, (Rochester, MN), Ravinder J. Singh, PhD (Rochester, MN) PURPOSE: To assess the stability of bevacizumab (Avastin) over time after withdrawal into a syringe and refrigeration or...

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Absence of Histologic Retinal Toxicity with Standard Clinical Doses of Intravitreal Bevacizumab in a Rabbit Model

Sophie J Bakri, MD (Cleveland, OH), J.D. Cameron, MD (Rochester, MN), Jose S. Pulido, MD (Rochester, MN), Colin A. McCannel, MD (Rochester, MN), Ronald Marler, DVM, PhD (Scottsdale, AZ) PURPOSE: To evaluate the retinal toxicity of intravitreal bevacizumab in an animal model. METHODS: Bevacizumab was injected into the vitreous of one eye of each of 8 Dutch-belted rabbits; the other eye served as a control. Four rabbits received a dose of...

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New Approaches to Severe Incyclotorsion Induced by Macular Translocation Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/New-Approaches-to-Severe-Incyclotorsion-Induced-by-Macular-Translocation-Surgery.swf Jonathan M. Holmes, Colin A. McCannel – Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN USA Purpose: Macular translocation with a 360 degree retinectomy (MT360) is a surgical treatment for exudative age related macular degeneration. Visual rehabilitation following such surgery involves addressing tilting of...

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Outcomes Following 25-Gauge Vitrectomies for Primarily Macular Diseases

Colin A. McCannel, Lisa J. Faia, R. Mark Hatfield, Jose S. Pulido, McKinzie Hatfield, Vicky McNulty Purpose: To describe and quantify the outcomes seen following 25-gauge vitrectomy surgery for several different pre-operative indications, especially concerning rate of cataract formation in the operated eye. Methods: Retrospective review of 25-gauge vitrectomy surgeries performed between January 2002 through August 2004 with a minimum of 3...

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