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Comparison of Anterior Segment Complications Between PPV vs PPV Combined with Cataract Surgery

Poster Berna Ozkan Purpose: To compare the postoperative anterior segment complications in patients who had pars plana vitrectomy versus pars plana vitrectomy combined with cataract surgery. Methods: Medical records of 84 patients of who underwent pars plana vitrectomy with previous had cataract surgery (sequential group) and 88 patient who underwent pars plana vitrectomy combined with cataract surgery (combined group) were reviewed...

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Can Phacoemulsification Surgery Induce Changes in Patients with Idiopathic Partial Thickness Macular Holes?

Advantages: To analyze the morphologic changes (based on Optical Coherence Tomography: OCT examination) and the functional changes (based on determination of Best Corrected Visual Acuity: BCVA) in patients with the diagnosis of idiopathic partial-thickness macular holes (idiopathic Lamellar Macular Hole: LMH or Macular Pseudohole: MPH) who underwent routine cataract surgery. Methods: We prospectively analyzed 25 eyes of 23 patients with...

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Combined Cataract Surgery and Intravitreal Ranibizumab in Preventing Postoperative ME in Non-proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Purpose: To evaluate the role of intravitreal ranibizumab, injected at the time of cataract surgery on the progression of postoperative diabetic macula edema (PME) in non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR). Setting: Multi-center, prospective randomized study. Methods: 80 Patients with NPDR and cataract were randomized to 40 only cataract surgery (Sham group) or 40-cataract surgery plus intraoperative ranibizumab injection...

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Phakic Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Pars Plana Vitrectomy Combined with Phacoemulsification

Sevil Karaman, Hülya Güngel, Isil Pasaoglu (Osmaniye, Turkey) Advantages: After pars plana vitrectomy cataract development is seen often. Phacoemulsification in vitrectomized eyes is challenging. Combined surgery has advantages preoperatively and postoperatively. Methods: 46 patients underwent pars plana vitrectomy combined with phacoemulsification (by HG) were examined. Functional and anatomic successes were determined. Effectiveness...

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Phaco-vitrectomy Versus Vitrectomy for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair

Woohyok Chang, Byoung Young Gu, Min Sagong (Daegu, South Korea) Purpose: To compare the outcomes of phaco-vitrectomy and vitrectomy for treatment of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Methods: Retrospective comparison of the anatomical success, functional success and complications between patients in Group I, who underwent vitrectomy only for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, and Group II who underwent phaco-vitrectomy...

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Comparison of 20 and 23-Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy Combined with Phacoemulsification in Phakic Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Sevil Karaman, Hülya Güngel, Isil Pasaoglu, Ozen Osmanbasoglu, Ece Uzun, Dilek Alp (Osmaniye, Turkey) Advantages: To compare prognosis after 20-gauge (G) and 23-G pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) combined with phacoemulsification for repair of primary phakic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Methods: 56 phakic patients who underwent primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repair with 20-G (n=28) or 23-G (n=28) transconjunctival PPV were...

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