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27 G Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery

Introduction: In the last years vitreoretinal surgery underwent major technical advances, especially with the most recent high frequency vitrectors and microincision systems with progressively smaller caliber, such as the 27-gauge vitrectomy system. This video aims to illustrate our pars plana vitrectomy experience with this small-gauge vitrectomy system. Material and Methods: Retrospectively we selected and analyzed all patients that...

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New Applications for Microincision Vitrectomy Trocars

Vitreo-retinal surgery had incredible advancements over the last decades. Development of new vitrectomy machines, endoillumination and viewing systems and obviously the microincision vitrectomy surgery (MIVS), made this kind of procedures faster and safer. Essential for MIVS, trocars were developed allowing an easy and atraumatic transconjuntival entry to the posterior segment. In the recent years several improvements in this type of...

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Progression of Myopic Maculopathy After Treatment of Myopic CNV

The progression of myopic maculopathy may affect the long-term VA outcome of myopic CNV treatment. We evaluated the long-term progression of myopic maculopathy and functional outcome after treatment of myopic choroidal neovascularization (CNV) with photodynamic therapy (PDT) and/or intravitrealranibizumab (IVR). This was a retrospective study with a cross-sectional evaluation, including fifty-four eyes with a mean follow-up of 80.6 ± 28.0...

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Inverted ILM Flap in MH with Poor Prognosis

Advantages: Inverted ILM flap technique can achieve good anatomical and functional success in large, long standing macular holes or in non idiopathic macular holes (as macular holes related to myopia, post vitrectomy for retinal detachment or post ocular trauma). Methods: Since July 2009 inverted ILM flap technique has been performed in macular hole with poor anatomical prognosis. ILM is incompletly peeled around the border of the hole...

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Bilateral Globe Rupture, Loss of Intraocular Content and 330º Retinal Dialysis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/videos/MarioAlfaiate_VP6_768K.flv Authors: Mário Alfaiate, Paula Magro, João Figueira, Sérgio Leal, Joaquim Carvalho, Coimbra, Portugal Methods: We present a surgical video of a case with traumatic bilateral globe rupture, loss of all vitreous content, retinal dialyses in about 330º and incarceration of the retina in the wound. The globes were closed on the day of the accident. Vitrectomy, extraction of...

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