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Modified Vortex Vein Decompression in Idiopathic Ciliochoroidal Effusion

Introduction: Idiopathic ciliochoroidal effusion is a specific pathological entity with abnormal thickened sclera resulting in significant exudative retinal detachment. Methods: 4 cases of idiopathic ciliochoroidal effusion presented with total exudative retinal detachment. Modified vortex vein decompression was performed. Effectiveness / Safety: Flattening of the retina was achieved in all cases. There were no ocular...

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Management of Exudative Retinal Detachment Following Surgery in Nanophthalmic Eyes

Frank Becquet, Jean-Fran├žois Le Rouic, Didier Ducournau (Nantes, France) Purpose: To report three cases of nanophthalmic uveal effusion syndrome with exudative retinal detachment after intraocular surgery. Methods: Three patients were referred to us with a persistent exudative retinal detachment after intraocular surgery (surgery of glaucoma in two cases and cataract in one case). Sclerectomy and vortex vein decompression were performed...

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Modified Vortex Vein Decompression in Idiopathic Ciliochoroidal Effusion

Ihab Saad Othman (Giza, Egypt) Advantages: Idiopathic ciliochoroidal effusion is a specific pathological entity with abnormal thickened sclera resulting in total exudative retinal detachment. Methods: 4 cases of idiopathic ciliochoroidal effusion presented with total exudative retinal detachment. Modified vortex vein decompression was performed in 2 quadrants by creating a 90% scleral window around the vortex veins and drainage of...

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