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25 Gauge Transconjunctival Sutureless Vitrectomy (TSV) for the Treatment of Myopic Macular Holes (MH) Complicated by Retinal Detachment (RD)

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/25-Gauge-Transconjunctival-Sutureless-Vitrectomy-(TSV)-for-the-Treatment-of-Myopic-Macular-Holes-(MH)-Complicated-by-Retinal-Detachment-(RD).flv Stanislao Rizzo, MD (Pisa, Italy), Federica Genovesi-Ebert, MD (Pisa, Italy), Michele Palla, MD (Pisa, Italy) SYNOPSIS 25-g TSV allows a faster patient’s recovery but sclerotomies can leak. We treat a myopic MH with RD where extensive vitrectomy with gas...

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Surgical Treatment of Macular Pucker: Multicenter Clinical Trial

Claudio Azzolini, (Segrate, Italy), Simone Donati, MD (Varese, Italy) PURPOSE: The aim of this multicentric, prospective, randomized study was to evaluate the efficacy of the inner limiting membrane removal and the indocyanine green staining on the outcomes of the surgical treatment of macular pucker. METHODS: 208 eyes in 208 patients with idiopathic macular pucker in selected italian centers were randomized and included in three groups as...

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Condiments in Vitreoretinal Surgery: A Bad Day in the Kitchen!

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Condiments-in-Vitreoretinal-Surgery:-A-Bad-Day-in-the-Kitchen.flv J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Reinaldo A. Garcia, MD (Caracas, Venezuela) SYNOPSIS We report a case of macular hole surgery complicated by accidental massive subretinal indocyanine green (ICG), and retinal tear through the papillomacular bundle. Our anatomic and functional results were poor with retinal and RPE...

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Indocyanine Green (ICG) Mediated Phototrombosis of a Large Retinal Hemangioblastoma in von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Enrico Bertelli, (Bolzano, Italy) PURPOSE: To assess the efficacy of ICG mediated phototrombosis in the treatment of large vascular lesions, and in particular of a 6 mm large, actively exudating retinal hemangioblastoma in a case of von Hippel- Lindau disease. METHODS: A 31 year old female patient presented with history of decreased vision in her right eye dating back several months. Visual acuity had decreased to 20/200. Fundus examination...

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Fundus Autofluorescence in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Seung-Young Yu, MD, PhD (Seoul, Korea), Sang-Woong Moon, MD (Seoul, Korea), Won Ki Lee, MD, PhD (Seoul, Korea), Hyung-Woo Kwak, MD, PhD (Seoul, Korea) PURPOSE: To describe the fundus autofluorescence (FAF) patterns in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) and compare them with the findings of optical coherent tomography (OCT), fluorescein angiography (FA), and indocyanine green angiography (ICG). METHODS: The FAF images were...

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Clinical Outcome after Vitrectomy with or without Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling in Proliferative Diabetic Vitreoretinopathy Patients with Macular Edema

L. O. Hattenbach, P. N. Jentzmik, J. Puchta, Y. Sinangin, F. Koch – Klinik für Augenheilkunde, Netzhaut- und Glaskörperchirurgie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Purpose: To investigate visual recovery and clinical outcome after pars plana vitrectomy with or without internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling in patients with macular edema associated with proliferative diabetic vitreoretinopathy...

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