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Is Scleral Buckling Really the Less Traumatic Surgery – A Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography Study

Zofia Michalewska*, Janusz Michalewski, Dominik Odrobina, Slawomir Cisiecki, Maciej Bednarski, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography presents retinal architecture after scleral buckling and explains why visual acuity does not always fully recover after surgery. Methods: This is a single centre, prospective analysis of 132 consecutive eyes after scleral buckling, which were evaluated with...

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Should the Training of Young Vitreoretinal Surgeons Begin with Learning Scleral Buckling? Difficulties and Results in the Second Year of Scleral Buckling Surgery

Dominik Odrobina, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: Should the training of young vitreoretinal surgeons begin with learning scleral buckling? Methods: Analysis of the difficulties in the various stages of the operation and evaluation of results in the second year of scleral buckling surgery. Effectiveness / Safety: Scleral buckling, as a treatment for retinal detachment, should not be...

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Optical Coherence Tomography (SOCT) in Patients After Vitrectomy with ILM Peeling for Retinal Detachment with PVR

Dominik Odrobina, Zofia Michalewska, Janusz Michalewski, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Objectives: SOCT allows detailed imaging of retinal microstructure in patients after vitrectomy with ILM peeling and silicone oil tamponade for retinal detachment with PVR. Methods: Nineteen (19) patients after vitrectomy with ILM peeling for PVR retinal detachment were included in this study. All patients were interviewed and an ophthalmologic...

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ILM Peeling as a Prophylaxis of Macular Pucker in PVR Retinal Detachment Treatment – Retinectomy with ILM Peeling vs Without ILM Peeling

Dominik Odrobina, Maciej Bednarski, Slawomir Cisiecki, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: To analyze the effect of internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling on the anatomical and functional outcomes in patients undergoing retinectomy of 180 degrees to 360 degrees for retinal detachment with Grade D-1 PVR, paying particular role to development of macular pucker. Methods: Consecutive and prospective series of 84...

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Retinal Changes After Vitrectomy – A Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Study

Michalewska Zofia*, Cisiecki Slawomir, Michalewski Janusz, Odrobina Dominik, Bednarski Maciej, Nawrocki Jerzy (Lodz, Poland) Premise: Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) may demonstrate in the retinal architecture after primary pars plana vitrectomy an explanation as to why visual acuity may not recover fully after surgery. Methods: This is a single center, prospective analysis of 121 consecutive eyes following primary...

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Early Laser Treatment and Late Laser Treatment in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy – Results, Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography Findings

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Central-Serous-Chorioretinopathy.flv Dominik Odrobina, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: Advantages of early laser treatment vs late laser treatment in CSC. Methods: 20 eyes with acute CSC (duration less than 6 months) – Group A, and 15 eyes with chronic CSC (duration more than 6 months) – Group B were included in this study. In every eye...

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Acute and Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy – Microstructural Changes in Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Central-Serous-Chorioretinopathy.flv Dominik Odrobina, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: SOCT has important value in analyzing microstructural changes in CSC. Methods: 30 eyes with acute CSC (duration less than 6 months) – Group A, and 25 eyes with chronic CSC (duration more than 6 months) – Group B were included in this study. Effectiveness...

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Long-Term Clinicodiagnostic Correlations of CNV Treated with Bevacizumab on Demand

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.flv Janusz Michalewski, Slawomir Cisiecki, Krzysztof Dziegielewski, Zbigniew Pikulski, Dominik Odrobina, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: To describe and analyze morphological changes in the retina of patients treated on demand with intravitreal bevacizumab for more than 18 months. Methods: Patients with exudative AMD were treated when activity of CNV in...

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Spectral Domain OCT Determinants of Active Neovascular Membrane

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.flv Janusz Michalewski, Slawomir Cisiecki, Krzysztof Dziegielewski, Zbigniew Pikulski, Dominik Odrobina, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: To describe different signs of active CNV presented by Spectral domain OCT examination. Methods: Retrospective, descriptive analysis of patients treated “on demand” with repeated intravitreal injections of bevacizumab...

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Vitrectomy with ILM Peeling vs without ILM Peeling for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Proliferative-Diabetic-Retinopathy.flv Dominik Odrobina, Sławomir Cisiecki, Krzysztof Dzięgielewski, Zbigniew Pikulski, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: To analyze the effect of internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling on the anatomical and functional outcomes in patients undergoing vitrectomy for proliferative diabetic retinopathy with vitreous...

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ILM Peeling as a Prophylaxis for Epiretinal Membrane Formation

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Is-ILM-Peeling-Mandatory.flv Authors: Jerzy Nawrocki, Dominik Odrobina, Janusz Michalewski, Lodz, Poland Advantages: The purpose of the presentation is to present the rationale of ILM peeling for prevention of macular pucker. Macular pucker surgery is well known since many years however, according to our current knowledge epiretinal membrane formation is not only epiretinal disease but also...

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Spectral OCT Determined Anti-VEGF Treatment

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/When-Re-Treating.flv Authors: Janusz Michalewski, Slawomir Cisiecki, Dominik Odrobina, Krzysztof Dziegielewski, Zbigniew Pikulski, Zofia Michalewska, Maciej Bednarski, Jerzy Nawrocki, Lodz, Poland Advantages: Spectral domain OCT determined anti- VEGF therapy enabled the reduction of number of injections. Moreover Spectral OCT enabled to determine some prognostic factors for anti- VEGF...

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