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Vasalva Retinopathy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_7 Advantages: To report the etiology, treatment and results of 8 patients with Valsalva retinopathy. Methods: Seven patients with sudden visual acuity loss due to Valsalva retinopathy were included in this study. Two patients underwent 20-G vitrectomy, 3 patients were treated with 23-G vitrectomy, in 2 patients no therapy deemed neccessary as the hemorrhage was small and resolved spontaneously after...

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A Dramatic Complication After Idiopathic MH Surgery: Retinal Phototoxicity

Poster 1 Joaquin Castro Navarro Advantages: To report three cases of retinal phototoxicity caused by Xenon light during idiopathic macular hole surgery. Methods: Three eyes (3 patients), two females and one male with idiopathic macular hole, underwent three-port pars plana vitrectomy (Accurus, ALCON, Fort Worth, Tx, EUA) with internal limiting membrane peeling and fluid-gas exchange and fluid-gas exchange (C3F8) due to the presence of an...

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Retinal Detachment in Eye Trauma: What Can We Do to Avoid Failure?

Miroslav Vukosavljevic (Belgrade, Serbia) Advantages: Ocular trauma may lead to various forms of damage to different parts of the eye, ranging from superficial abrasions to sight-threatening lesions with retinal detachment. Even with all advances in equipment and surgical techniques, as well as in our understanding of pathophysiology and management of eye injuries, there are still many factors, which can affect final outcome. Achieving...

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Anatomic and Functional Prognosis in Patients with Traumatic Retinal Detachment After Close Globe Injury

Ozen Osmanbasoglu, Hülya Güngel, Isil Pasaoglu, Abdurrahman Bascý, Merih Gul (Istanbul, Turkey) Advantages: To assess the anatomical and functional prognosis in patients with traumatic retinal detachment after close globe injury. Methods: The study was a nonrandomised and retrospective chart review of 25 patients who were operated for traumatic retinal detachment after close globe injury. The age, time elapsed before the surgery, the...

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Bilateral Subinternal Limiting Membrane Hemorrhage with Terson Syndrome

Kubilhan Elmas, Özgür Bilen Basaran, Ali Altýnsoy (Ankara, Turkey) Purpose: To report the anatomic location of bilateral dome-shaped posterior pole hemorrhages in a patient with Terson syndrome. Methods: Case report. We performed bilateral vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage in a patient with Terson syndrome. After removal of vitreous hemorrhage, the tissue overlying a large discrete hemorrhage in the posterior pole was...

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Valsava Retinopathy: Etiology, Treatment and Results

J. Castro-Navarro, C. González-Castaño, M. García-Fernández, A. García-Alonso, M. Fonollá-Gil (Oviedo, Spain) Purpose: To report the etiology, treatment and results of six patients with Valsalva retinopathy. Methods: Six patients with sudden visual acuity loss owing to Valsalva retinopathy, treated in our hospital in the last three years, were selected for this study. Two patients underwent 20-G vitrectomy, three patients were treated...

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