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Effect of Intraoperative 5-Fluorouracil and Low Molecular Weight Heparin on the Outcome in High-risk Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Effect-of-Intraoperative-5-Fluorouracil-and-Low-Molecular-Weight-Heparin-on-the-Outcome-in-High-risk-Proliferative-Vitreoretinopathy.swf Guruprasad S. Ayachit, MS (Hubli, Karnataka, India), Paul Tornambe, MD (Poway, CA) PURPOSE: To determine whether these pharmacological agents prevent PVR. To determine whether there are any adverse effects. METHODS: In this prospective randomized single masked...

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Vitreous Surgery for Recalcitrant NVG in PDR

Guruprasad S. Ayachit, MS (Hubli, India), Paul E. Tornambe, MD (Poway, CA) PURPOSE: When transpupillary laser ablation is not feasible, does direct retinal ablation by endolaser and cryotherapy result in regression of NVI, control of IOP and preservation of vision? Is the surgery fraught with any risks? METHODS: A prospective, interventional, noncomparative case series. 14 patients with PDR with no previous laser and recalcitrant NVG were...

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2 Cases of Live Intraocular Nematodes Removed Live by Vitrectomy

Guruprasad S. Ayachit, MS (Hubli, Karnataka, India), Paul E. Tornambe, MD (Poway, CA) SYNOPSIS An interesting case of a live intravitreal nema-tode in a 14 year boy who presented with diminution of vision in the Lt eye of 2 months duration. The video shows the nematode live preoperatively and the surgical procedure of its removal live. Another interesting case of a live subretinal nematode causing blurred vision in a 16 year old boy. The...

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