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Light Pipe Guard Assisted for Combined Cataract Vitrectomy in Case of Vitreous Opacity

Soon Il Kwon_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Purpose: To introduce the surgical technique using light pipe guard for cataract surgery in combined vitrectomy in patients with poor red reflex due to vitreous opacity. Method: Patients with coexisting cataract who were scheduled for 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy were enrolled in this study. Instrument & Design: The lengths of light pipe and microcannula in 23-gauge Alcon Constellation system are...

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Advantages of Using Chandelier Endoilluminator During Episcleral Approach for RD Repairment

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Purpose: To evaluate the advantages and safety of the use of chandelier endoilluminator during episcleral surgery for the treatment of retinal detachment. Effectiveness: The use of chandelier endoilluminator allows the surgeon to observe the fundus to locate the retinal breaks and retinal regmatogenous areas faster and with better...

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How a Chandelier Can Change your Life…at Least in the Operating Room

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   A vitreo-retinal surgeon is always short one hand and needs an assistant. The author has no such luxury and has found a precious ally in external light sources provided by “chandeliers”. The paper presents the many instances in which these devices can prove extremely useful.

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Chandelier Manipulations

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   The chandelier position is preferably inferior at 6 ‘clock OR slightly lower nasal at 5/7 ‘clock. Insertion: vertical (less commonly oblique). Redirecting chandelier by the assistant during the procedure is possible. Mobilization of chandelier probe between trocars even if 23G trocars is possible, provided it is stabilized by the...

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29 G Chandelier Light for Optimal Positioning of Adjustable Macular Buckling in High Myopic MH

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of a modified Adjustable Macular Buckling Device in the treatment of myopic macular hole retinal detachment with posterior staphyloma. Methods: Two patients with myopic macular detachment and macular hole were operated using the macular buckling procedure. An adjustable Macular Buckling device was utilized in both cases and it was modified by adding a 29-g optical fiber to illuminate its macular...

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Homemade Chandelier Technique

Advantages: This personal technique allows peripheric vitrectomy with wide field viewing. Methods: With a quick modification of endoillumination probe. Effectiveness / Safety: This very simple and costless surgery gives very good access to the periphery during all surgery using 23 or...

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27 Gauge Twinlight Chandelier as an All-Purpose Light Source in Vitreoretinal Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/videos/EnricoBertelli_VP6_768K.flv Author: Enrico Bertelli, Bolzano, Italy Advantages: 27G Eckardt twinlight chandelier (DORC, Zuidland, Holland) is a light probe that has been made available on the market since mid-2008, with the purpose of facilitating bimanual vitreoretinal surgery. The instrument consists of 2 separate optic fibers, that can be independently inserted through the sclera. Methods: In 15...

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27 Gauge Twinlight Chandelier as an All-Purpose Light Source in VR Surgery

27 Gauge Twinlight Chandelier as an All-Purpose Light Source in VR Surgery

Enrico Bertelli, Bolzano, Italy Advantages: 27G Eckardt twinlight chandelier (DORC, Zuidland, Holland) is a light probe that has been made available on the market since mid-2008, with the purpose of facilitating bimanual vitreoretinal surgery. The instrument consists of 2 separate optic fibers, that can be independently inserted through the sclera. Methods: In 15 consecutive eyes 27G twinlight chandelier was used as exclusive light source...

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“La vie lumiere”: Routinely Use of Xenon Chandelier Light for Vitreo-Retinal Procedures

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Illumination.flv Authors: Cesare Forlini, Matteo Forlini, Paolo Rossini, Ravenna, Italy Advantages: The Authors present the routine use of trans-conjunctival, xenon light, chandeliers during vitreo-retinal procedures. The goal of this technique, even in uncomplicated cases, is to obtain a total control of the procedure during all the surgical steps, without the need of an assistant’s help to work in...

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New Devices for Vitreoretinal Surgery

Carl C. Awh, MD (Nashville, TN)* PURPOSE: To demonstrate the efficacy of new devices for vitreoretinal surgery, including the following: an improved chandelier illuminator, “one-step” insertion cannulas for 23- and 20-gauge vitrectomy, an intraocular fluid micro-injector, and an improved endoillumination source. To compare these devices to previously existing devices. METHODS: The following devices were used during a variety of...

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Pars Plana Vitrectomy Alone for the Management of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: The Importance of Using a Chandelier Illumination

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Pars%20Plana%20Vitrectomy%20Alone%20for%20the%20Management%20of%20Rhegmatogenous-Retinal-Detachment:-The-Importance-of-Using-a-%20Chandelier-Illumination.flv Vicente Martinez-Castillo, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Anna Boixadera, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Miguel A. Zapata, MD (Barcelona, Spain), José García-Arumí, MD (Barcelona, Spain) SYNOPSIS This video describes the main advantages of using a 25-gauge...

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Bimanual Vitreous Surgery Using Xenon Light Illuminated Translucent Forceps and Illuminated Infusion Line

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Bimanual-Vitreous-Surgery-Using-Xenon-Light-Illuminated-%20Translucent-Forceps-and-Illuminated-Infusion-Line.flv Ching J. Chen, MD (Jackson, MS), Michael C. Palmer, MD (Jackson, MS), Hussein Wafapoor, MD (Jackson, MS), Charles G. Sherwood, MD (Jackson, MS) SYNOPSIS This film will demonstrate a practical way to conduct a bimanual membrane dissection. Xenon light was connected to the Duo-Mode infusion...

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Pars Plana Vitrectomy Alone for the Management of Rhegmatogenous RD: The Importance of Using a Chandelier Illumination

Pars Plana Vitrectomy Alone for the Management of Rhegmatogenous RD: The Importance of Using a Chandelier Illumination

Vicente Martinez-Castillo, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Anna Boixadera, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Miguel A. Zapata, MD (Barcelona, Spain), José García-Arumí, MD (Barcelona, Spain) SYNOPSIS This video describes the main advantages of using a 25-gauge sutureless xenon chandelier light during Pars Plana Vitrectomy for the surgical repair of rhegma-togenous retinal detachment: Peripheral scleral depression by the surgeon, improved fundus view during...

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Posterior Segment Surgeries with Modified (Two Port) Multiport Illumination System

Hamdi Er, MD (Malatya, Turkey) PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of modified (two port) multiport illumination system (MIS) for a variety of vitreoretinal surgeries. METHODS: We performed a retrospectively reviewed a 108 consecutive patients (64 women, 44 men) who underwent pars plana vitrectomy by modified MIS for following conditions: diabetic tractional detachment with/without vitreous hemorrhage (n=47), rhegmatogenous...

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