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Bimanual Removal of Large Foreign Bodies with the Use of a Suture Loop, and a New Foreign Body Forceps

Objective / Purpose: IOFBs are common in open-globe injuries and can present in various shapes and sizes. The appropriate instrument for extraction depends on the size, composition, magnetic properties, and location of the IOFB and the presence of associated ocular damage. Although there are several instruments for the removal of IOFBs, including intraocular forceps, and intraocular magnets, they sometimes cannot grasp a large IOFB...

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Bimanual Vitrectomy – A Safer Way to Manage Severe Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/ChiragBhatt_1_VP6_768K.flv Chirag Bhatt, Aniruddha Maiti, R. C. Paul, P. K. Chatterjee, Aditya Kelkat, Abhijit Chattopadhyay (Kolkata, India) Advantages: Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. Vitrectomy may not only remove vitreous hemorrhage but also prevent or relieve traction on the retina from contraction of the fibrovascular membranes that characterize...

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Surgical Management of Vitreo-retinal Proliferation

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Surgical-Management-of-Vitreo-retinal-Proliferation.flv Jeroni Nadal, MD (Barcelona, Spain) SYNOPSIS Techniques and surgical manoeuvres are presented in the management of proliferative vitreo-retinophaty (PVR) including unimanual and bimanual surgery. Special procedures like peeling under perfluoro-carbon, use of biological stains to visualize the different proliferative menbranes, and viscosurgery to...

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25-gauge Vitrectomy (from the Outside…)

Luiz Eduardo de Aguiar Marques, MD (Irvine, CA), Faisal Jehan, MD (Irvine, CA), Bogdan Alexandrescu, MD (Irvine, CA), Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD (Irvine, CA)* SYNOPSIS We show 25-gauge surgeries with an emphasis on external aspects and our technique of tunnelled incisions. We also demonstrate situations that may occur during surgery (cannulas coming out, suturing…). Internal limiting peeling in a diabetic patient, aqueous...

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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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A New Microscope with Wide Angle Viewing System without Endoillumination

A New Microscope with Wide Angle Viewing System without Endoillumination

Murat Oncel, MD (Istanbul, Turkey) SYNOPSIS This film demonstrates the technique of using a new microscope observation system for vitrectomy procedures that does not require the use of fiber optic illumination. Without fiber optic illumination, the surgeon is able to perform bimanuel surgery. A 40D non-contact lens provides a wide-angle viewing. ...

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