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Anatomical Results After Primary Retinal Detachment Surgery by MIVS: Role of Triamcinolone Acetonide Assistance and Chandelier Illumination System

Vito Primavera, Isabella Turco, N. Delle Noci (Foggia, Italy) Advantages: To compare the anatomical outcome following small gauge vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) between triamcinolone acetonide assistance and chandelier illumination system. Methods: Retinal detachment repair was performed by the same surgeon. 120 eyes underwent primary vitrectomy using 23- or 25 plus gauge vitrectomy instruments, a wide-angle...

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Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery (MIVS) to Treat Complications of Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Proliferative-Diabetic-Retinopathy.flv Vito Primavera, Isabella Turco, Francesco Prascina, Nicola Delle Noci (Foggia, Italy) Advantages: To compare the effectiveness and safety of 25+  (Alcon, CONSTELLATION® Vision System) and 23 Gauge (Alcon, Accurus® Surgical System) MIVS in the management of vitreoretinal complications in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Methods: 34 consecutive patients...

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New Generation 25 Gauge Vitrectomy for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Proliferative-Diabetic-Retinopathy.flv Authors: Vito Primavera, Isabella Turco, Giuseppe Schiena, Francesco Prascina, Nicola Delle Noci, Foggia, Italy Advantages: To compare the feasibility and efficacy between bimanual membrane peeling technique vitrectomy (group 1) and new generation 25 gauge vitrectomy system (group 2) for treating traction retinal detachment (TRD) secondary to severe...

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Outcomes of Transconjunctival Sutureless 25-23 Gauge Vitectomy with Silicone Oil Infusion

V. Primavera, I. Turco, G. Schiena, F. Prascina , A. Iovine , C. Iaculli , N. Delle Noci Advantages: To evaluate the outcomes and complications of surgical management with 25-23 gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and silicone oil (SO) tamponade in complex vitreoretinal diseases. Methods: Retrospective review of a consecutive, interventional case series at Department of Ophtalmology University of Foggia, Italy from January 2007 to March...

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Removal of Foreign Body with 23 Gauge: Case Report

I. Turco, V. Primavera, G. Schiena, G. Querques, A. de Giglio, C. Iaculli, N. Delle Noci Advantages: To use 25 gauge vitrectomy to remove little intra-ocular foreign body Methods: Ocular trauma is a major cause of permanent visual loss or blindness in young adults in the western world. We report a case of a 46 year-old man hospitalized for a penetrating wound, after accidental entry of a foreign body. Ultrasound and CT, preferably with...

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Removal of Silicone Oil with a 23-25 Gauge Sutureless

Schiena G., Primavera V., Turco I., Prascina F., Liotino G., Delle Noci Advantages: With this retrospective study we evaluated efficiency and safety of removal of silicone oil 1000 cs from pars plana with 23-25gauge transconjunctival sutureless system after retinal detachment. Methods: A series of 15 eyes using 23-25gauge sutureless technique was evaluated between January 2007 and February 2008. For the system of infusion we used a tube...

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Transconjunctival Approach for the Treatment of Cataract

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Transconjunctival-Approch-for-the-Treatment-of-Cataract.flv Cesare Forlini, Paolo Rossini, Antonio Aversano (Department of Ophthalmology, “S. Maria delle Croci” Hospital, Ravenna, Italy), Matteo Forlini (Eye Clinic, University of Modena, Italy Advantages: To show the use of mini-invasive 25 gauge system in the management of cataract surgery complications. Methods: An anterior approach with 25...

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