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Strategy Based on Clinical Findings

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn4oo0 Didier Ducournau (Nantes, France) Vitrectomy in the surgical treatment of a retinal detachment presents a lot of advantages. However, in this case of retinal detachment the vitrectomy must be as complete as possible and its iatrogenic risk must be considered. This risk cannot be accepted in stage 0 PVR retinal detachments (except in some specific cases) where the risk of failure is almost zero. In...

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Management of Pseudopakic Retinal Detachments

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn4oo0 Ron A Adelman, Adarsh V Arya, Curtis L Hagedorn (New Haven, CT, USA) Purpose: To study the success rate of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) versus scleral buckle (SB) in the management of pseudophakic retinal detachments (RDs). Design: Meta-analysis of published studies from 1966 to 2004 regarding surgical treatment of pseudophakic RDs. Two thousand two hundred thirty eyes: 1579 operated by SB, 457 by PPV,...

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Comparison of Visual and Anatomical Outcomes of 4 Surgical Techniques in the Management of Pseudophakic and Aphakic Retinal Detachment

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn4oo0 Siamak Moradian, Hamid Ahmadieh, Hooshang Faghihi, Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari, Tooka Banaei, Ebadollah Heidari, Hasan Behboodi, Amir Hossein Mahmoodi, Mehdi Yasseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To compare the visual and anatomical outcomes and complications of 4 surgical techniques in the management of pseudopkakic and aphakic retinal detachment (PARD). Methods: In a multicenter clinical trial,...

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Is There a Universal Technique How to Treat Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment?

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn4oo0 Ivan Fiser, Petr Bedrich, Frantisek Benda, Martina Rubesova (Prague, Czech Republic) Advantages: We do not have a universal preference in treating RD. We treat each patient individually, according to the finding, to his/her wishes, preferences and abilities, such as the ability of facedown positioning. Methods: We prefer scleral buckling in younger phakic patients while in pseudophakic detachment we...

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Delayed Surgery for Macula-on Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn4oml Zoran Tomic, Ulrich Spandau, Nikolaos Merkoudis (Uppsala, Sweden) Advantages: The first three days after the initial examination represent a relatively safe period during which surgery for the macula-on rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) may be postponed without compromising patient’s visual prognosis, according to recent studies (Wykoff CC, Am J Ophthalmol, 2010). That may decrease the risk of...

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Hso as 1st Choice in Complicated Retinal Detachment: Checkmate in Two Moves!

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn6rl7 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xn853l Cesare Forlini, Matteo Forlini, Adriana Bratu, Paolo Rossini (Ravenna, Italy) Objective: Treatment of complex R.D: checkmate in two moves! Purpose: To show our strategy in complicated R.D, with high (risk to develop recurrent RD with PVR. In such cases, our first choice is to use HSO as tamponade agent to ensure an efficient tamponade of (the inferior retina),...

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