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Incomplete Drain of Subretinal Fluid, During Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn6a0u http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn6a1e http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn6a2o Stratos Gotzaridis, Elias Georgalas (Athens, Greece) Advantages: To evaluate the efficacy of incompletely draining subretinal fluid at the end of the vitrectomy for treating retinal detachment cases. Methods: Sixty-seven eyes of 67 patients underwent PP vitrectomy for retinal detachment. Forty of them were macula on and 27...

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Phaco Fragmentation, Without IOL Implantation, in PVR Cases Treated with 25+G Vitrectomy and Silicone Oil

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn6rl7 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn853l Stratos Gotzaridis, Elias Georg Alas, Thanasios Nikolakopoulos (Athens, Greece) Advantages: Cataract is always a factor that complicates the cases with PVR either during or after the vitrectomy. Removing the cataract and putting an IOL may lead to unstable AC that will allow oil to move into it. Methods: Eleven patients with total retinal detachment and stage IV...

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Removal of a Submacular Perflurocarbon Bubble

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l4j http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn7l58 Stratos Gotzaridis, Elias Georgalas (Athens, Greece) Advantages: The use of perflurocarbons liquids leads to unpleasant complications such as subretinal bubbles. The problem is getting more serious when the bubble is located in the area of foveola, which results in severe reduction of the vision. We present a case of removal of a subretinal foveolar...

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Sutureless Silicone Oil Removal: a Novel Technique

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Silicone.flv Authors: George Pappas, Theoni Panagiotoglou, Vasiliki Kounali, Paraskevi Drakou, Statos Gotzaridis, Heraklion, Greece Advantages: To present a novel technique for sutureless silicone oil removal. Methods: Silicone oil removal was performed through a self-sealed transconjunctival sclerotomy. Retina inspection and additional surgical procedures were performed through 23 gauge...

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Sutureless 20 Gauge Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/20-Gauge-23-Gauge-25-Gauge.flv Author: Stratos V. Gotzaridis, Athens, Greece Advantages: Sutureless Transconjunctival 20 Gauge Vitrectomy (20G STV) is a modified technique that minimizes the surgical trauma, reduces the operating time and the postoperative inflammation. Methods: Conjunctival diathermy over the ports before sclerostomy produces adhesions adequate to stop transoperative conjunctival...

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Sutureless 20 Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Sutureless-20-Gauge-Pars-Plana-Vitrectomy.flv Stratos V. Gotzaridis Advantages: Sutureless Transconjunctival 20 Gauge Vitrectomy (20G STV) is a modified technique that upgrades the conventional 20 Gauge to a minimal technique. It reduces the operating time and the post operative inflammation. Methods: Conjunctival diathermy over the ports before sclerostomy produced adhesions adequate to stop...

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Scleral Depression (Cleaning the Periphery with the Help of Torpido Lights and Vitreous Shaver)

A.Nikolakopoulos MD*, S.Gotzaridis MD, A.Vakalis MD. Greece Purpose: To evaluate the safety and the ontrolled of this technique in pseudophakic eyes with retina detachment. Methods: To overcome the difficulty of a safe (cleaning) of the periphery in aphakic eyes with a mobile retina we are using the 25g four port illumination system (Torpido Light System).This way we can use the other hand for stretching the periphery and together with the...

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