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Air Endotamponade Application in Patients with Rhegmatogenous RD

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Air Endotamponade Application in Patients with Rhegmatogenous RD Katarzyna Michalska-Malecka Introduction: The aim of this research was to evaluate the results of retinal detachment treatment with pars plana vitrectomy using air endotamponade. Methods: The research was conducted among 23 patients aged from 43 to 74 years old, 9 women (39.1%) and 14 man (60.9%). All patients underwent the treatment using pars plana...

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Is PFCL Totally Atoxic and Safe?

Purpose: To describe a very rare complication in vitreo retinal surgery related with a Perfluorocarbon liquid (PFCL). Description: We present 4 cases in which we use PFCL, two of them (Retinal detachment with macula attached and dislocated IOL in vitreous cavity) passed from 20/20 VA to hand movements and a severe central scotoma. All of them we could observe a severe atrophy in macular area with a complete disparition of retinal cell...

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Sub-foveal PFCL: Careful and Easy Removal

Problem: Subfoveal PFCL is usually observed after vitrectomy for macula-off retinal detachment. As it causes photoreceptor cell damage and visual impairment, removal as early as possible is generally recommended. Most frequently, during repeat vitrectomy, a direct puncture of the bleb using a small-sized cannula (for example with a 40G teflon needle) is performed. H owever this manoeuvre implies the risk to damage the juxtafoveal retinal...

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Sub-retinal PFCL

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Residual PFCL

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Silicone Oil in the Anterior Chamber: Obstacles and Options

I present a case of emulsified silicone oil in the anterior chamber, which hides an underlying total cataract, and a very thick calcified anterior capsule and mild subluxation. I evacuated the emulsified silicone oil from the anterior chamber. and then i managed the calcified anterior capsule by fashioning an opening using a cannas scissors. I used a cautious divide and conquer Phacoemulsification for the cataract. After implanting the...

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