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Advanced PVR in Single Eye with RD; Surgical Methods Maneuvers & Outcome

We are going to send video about two cases of surgical management with advanced PVR retinal detachment at the single eyes. The first clinical case is the patient 43 years old with posttraumatic anterior PVR and narrow funnel retinal detachment in subatrophy eye. The patient does have not any previously surgical treatment as long as three month after his injury. The retina was attached completely in during surgical maneuvers and 360-degree...

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Factors Affecting Functional Outcome of Vitrectomy for PDR

Aim: To determine the factors which influence on the functional outcome of treatment after vitrectomy in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDRP). Material & Methods: The study involved 56 patients (56 eyes) with PDRP in time of 2 months after vitrectomy. There were included patients with achieved positive anatomical outcome of treatment, the absence of residual macular edema by optical coherence tomography investigations...

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Neuroretina Degeneration After Vitrectomy for PDR with Vitreous Hemorrhage & Tractional RD

Aim: To compare the degree of neuroretinal degeneration by the complex of electrophysiological methods, pattern visual evoked potentials (PVEP) in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDRP) who underwent vitrectomy due to only vitreous hemorrhage and tractional retinal detachment. Material & Methods: We examined 43 patients with PDRP (43 eyes) in terms of 2 months after vitrectomy. The study included patients with positive...

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Management of Adherent Posterior Hyaloid in PVR

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Posterior Hyaloid is the scaffold for epiretinal proliferations in PVR. Removal of posterior hyaloid is difficult because it is toughly adherent to the retina The traditional way is suction and pull by the vitreous cutter. However, this isn’t always successful. I used a Tano scraper and end gripping forceps to try to grasp and...

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Swinging Removal of Subretinal Bands in PVR Surgery

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Idea: No need for huge retinectomy for removal of Subretinal proliferations except if extensive. Swinging Removal: I do it via a small retinotomy overlying the midpoint of the course of the Subretinal band, or the most accessible point for my instruments. I grasp the band via the retinotomy and pull it up to form a loop, then pull one...

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MY HSO Way as 1st Choice in Complicated RD: Checkmate in Two Moves!

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: The dead space below tamponade, permits concentration of cells of the surgery. So that after a light tamponade is always obtain some small liquid are below the tamponade bubble that facilitates the concentration of inflammatory cells and therefore, the stimulus to proliferate. As a matter of fact is that most proliferative...

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Retinal Fold in Macula After PVR

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Proliferative Retinopathy Secondary to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. The Role of Intravitreal Ranibizumab Prior to Pars Plana Vitrectomy

Ester Nuñez, Francisco J. Ascaso, Beatriz Jimenez, José A. Cristóbal (Zaragoza, Spain) Advantages: Retinal neovascularization is rare in patients with leukemia. To our knowledge, no case of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has been associated with bilateral proliferative retinopathy. Intravitreal Ranibizumab facilitated the surgery reducing active neovascularization and intraoperative bleeding. Methods: We present the case report of a...

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Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide in Silicone Filled Eye to Prevent Presilicone Fibrosis and Inferior Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

Morteza Mehdizadeh, MD (Shiraz, Iran) PURPOSE: To asses the effect of intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide in silicone filled eye to prevent presilicone fibrosis (PSF) and proliferative vitreoretinopathy. METHODS: 4 eyes of 4 patients with early PSF and PVR changes in inferior retina 10-14 days after pars plana vitrectomy and silicone oil injection were taken. 0.1 ml, 4mg Triamcinolone Acetonide was injected through pars plana. The...

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Bets on Fortune: A Step-by-step Repair of a Lacerated Globe and the OTS

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Bets-on-Fortune:-A-Step-by-step-Repair-of-a-Lacerated-Globe-and-the-OTS.flv Ivan Fiser, MD (Prague, Czech Republic), Petr Novak, MD (Prague, Czech Republic), Pavel Kuchynka, Prof. MD (Prague, Czech Republic) SYNOPSIS We will correlate the OTS prognosis with surgical results in a seriously damaged eye. A video will show four surgical procedures for a penetrating injury caused by broken glasses. The OTS...

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