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25 Gauge Surgery and Silicone Oil Made Easy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Silicone.flv Authors: Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, E. Fandel, K. Papadopoulou, I. Panidou, Thessaloniki, Greece Advantages: We present our technique of injecting silicone oil in a fast and easy way in complicated retina problems using only 25 G minimal invasive surgery. Methods: The method is using all the abilities of the forced air injection VGFI and MED ONE special silicone oil 25 G injection...

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Macula Surgery Made Safe

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Viewing.flv Authors: Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fandel, K. Papadopoulou, Thessaloniki, Greece The presentation is about the results of Macula surgery using all the time wide angle observation system and 25 g instruments and sub bulbar anesthesia. We are presenting our technique of removing the cortical vitreous with the help of triamsinolone painting and the use of brilliand blue to...

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CO-BI-VI Controled Bimanual Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/CO-BI-VI-Controled-Bimanual-Vitrectomy.flv A.Nikolakopoulos  I.Panidou  E.Fantel  K.Papadopoulou Thessaloniki Greece A new technique using a guided chandelier and a bimanual scleral depressure in order to remove peripheral traction and to imobilize the detached retina, and as a second step fluid air exchange is preformed through the tear and then laser is apllied at the flat under air retina We...

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Diabetic Traction Detachment Treated with Bimanual 25g Sutureless Surgery (Is Silicon Oil Necessary?)

Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, MD (Thessaloniki, Greece), Ifigenia Panidou (Thessaloniki, Greece), Elie Fantel (Thessaloniki, Greece), Apostolos Reptsis (Thessaloniki, Greece), Dimitris Kirodimos (Thessaloniki, Greece), Nikoletta Leventi (Thessaloniki, Greece) PURPOSE: Traction diabetic retina detachments and especially the table tops with the attached vitreous have the higher incidence of iatrogenic retina tears that reduce the rate of success...

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25g Sutureless Surgery and Silicone Oil Injection

Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, MD (Thessaloniki, Greece), Ifigenia Panidou, (Thessaloniki, Greece), Elie Fantel, (Thessaloniki, Greece), Konstantinos Skamnos, (Thessaloniki, Greece), Dimitrios Kurodimos, (Thessaloniki, Greece), Nikoletta Leventi, (Thessaloniki, Greece) PURPOSE: Until now 25g sutureless surgery had limitations, due to instruments small lumen and flexibility. With the new instrumentation we present our technique of injecting...

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Combined Water Phaco Fragmentation and 25G Surgery for Macular Pucker

A. Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fantel, D. Balatsoukas Purpose: To present a minimal combined invesive surgery. Methods: We used water (aqua lase) to remove the lens and 25g surgery for macular pucker. Fine Conclusion: It is the purpose of surgery to produce the best results with the minimal surgical trauma. Take-home message: The water phaco fragmentation uses no distractive energy and the 25g system is the quickest and less traumatic...

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25G Sutureless Vitrectomy for Post Cataract Cystic Macular Edema

A. Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fantel, E. Psimenidou Purpose: The rehabilation of cystoid macular edema by surgical means. Methods: 25g surgery for cystoid macular edema. Results: Limited experience with only 2 cases. Conclusion: There was no serious complication for surgical treatment of cystoid macular edema. Take-home message: There is an option for long standing post complicated cataract macular edema for surgical intervention with...

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25g Sutureless Surgery for Macular Pucker

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/25g-Sutureless-Surgery-for-Macular-Pucker.swf A. Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fantel, E. Psimenidou, A. Vakalis Purpose: To present a new system for 25g sutureless vitrectomy using high vacum for a quicker and safer result. Methods: In our clinic in Thessaloniki we are trying to modify our technique for macular surgery by using 25g instruments-pressurized infusion and high vacum to facilitate quick...

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Bimanual Surgical Techniques in Retinal Surgery

A. Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fantel, D. Balatsoukas, A. Reptis, Ch. Hagiek Purpose: Bimanual surgery in difficult cases like diabetic retinal surgery is greatly dependent on the ability of multi illumination instruments and together with a wide angle viewing systems in order to detect the distant effects of the central bimanual procedure. Methods: We present our experience with light instruments M.I.S illumination system bullet 25 G...

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Diabetic Macular Edema “Prophylactive” Surgery

A. Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fantel, D. Balatsoulas, Ch. Hagiek, A. Reptsis Purpose: We are presenting our ILM removal in diabetic vitrectomies. Methods: We devided our patients in two groups: one with persistent edema and the other with patients that have removal of ILM during a vitrectomy for dense hemorrhage, with or without triamcinolone. Results: After the removal of hemorrhage if the macula have clinical appearance or significant...

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