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Mininvasive Vitrectomy in Pediatric Age

Michele Fortunato (Rome, Italy), Rossana Di Pietro (Pinerolo (TO) Italy) Advantages: The use of vitrectomy 23 / 25 G in pediatric age permits a rapid anatomical restoration and the reduction of ambliopic effects. Methods: The authors describe the treatment of pediatric intravitreal hemorrages with the use of mininvasive vitrectomy. Effectiveness / Safety: These surgical procedures in pediatric age are safe and without complications. Take...

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Photodynamic Therapy and Argon Laser Photocoagulation in von Hippel Lindau Disease in Children: Our Experience

Michele Fortunato (Rome, Italy), Rossana Di Pietro (Pinerolo (TO) Italy) Advantages: Photodynamic therapy represents a safe and efficient procedure for the treatment of retinal angiomas in children, by the selective occlusion of vascular lesions, without damaging adjacent retinal structures. Methods: The authors describe their experience in the treatment of five cases of von Hippel Lindau disease; patients present the age between 5 and 9...

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