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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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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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