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The Time Where the Roads Cross: When an Anterior Segment Surgeon Needs the Other Guy Desperately!

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/FikretAkata_VP6_768K.flv Fikret Akata (Ankara, Turkey) Advantages: Visualization is the most important aspect of successful posterior segment surgery. A surgeon must get rid of everything that prevents visualization of the posterior segment. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the occasions when an anterior segment surgeon needs advice or direct intervention from an experienced posterior segment...

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Pole to Pole Surgery in Trauma Cases and “Dancer” Philosophy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Trauma.flv Authors: Cesare Forlini, Matteo Forlini, Paolo Rossini, Ravenna, Italy Advantages: Presenting the “pole to pole” surgical strategy as a reconstruction in trauma cases using multiple procedure surgery all in a single operation. It is important for the ophthalmologist to develop strategic thinking so that it can be used systematically in different cases. Methods: The introduction of...

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The Effect of Cataract Surgery Combined with Vitrectomy on Morphologic Features of Anterior Segments

Jae Kyoun Ahn, Gwang Hoon Lee (Department of Ophthalmology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea) Purpose: To evaluate the morphologic effect of cataract surgery combined with pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for retinal vascular diseases on anterior segments. Methods: We prospectively recruited fifty-two patients who underwent uncomplicated PPV for retinal vascular disease (42 with proliferative diabetic retinopathy and 10...

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Using of 25 Gauge Instrumentarium in Anterior Segment Surgery

Vyslouzilova D., Vlkova E. Advantages: Rhexis of posterior capsule via pars plana by using 25G instrumentarium is more suitable for patients, who have risk factors for usual polishing of posterior capsule or for Nd YAG capsulotomy. Methods: We use usual instrumentarium for 25 G vitrectomy. We perform only one sclerotomy in pars plana area and we make posterior capsulotomy using 25 G vitrectomy. Sclerotomy is sutureless. Effectiveness /...

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Anterior Chamber Maintainer Use in Vitreoretinal Surgery.

Adiel Barak Advantages: Anterior chamber maintainer has been used during cataract surgery and other anterior chamber procedure. We routinely use the device in complex vitreo-retinal surgeries in which the anterior chamber involvement requires clearing prior to regular pars plana approach. Methods: In the presentation we will discuss the advantages of anterior chamber maintainer in trauma and endophthalmitis vitrectomy. Effectiveness /...

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