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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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Evaluation of Air as a Retinal Tamponade During Vitrectomy in Eyes with Diabetic Tractional or Combined Tractional Rhegmatogenous Detachment

Ashraf Shaarawy, MD (Alexandria, Egypt) PURPOSE: To determine wether air is an efficient retinal tamponade to treat either iatrogenic or rhegmatogenous breaks during diabetic vitrectomy.Air has a short duration of retinal tamponade. However, the use of intravitreal triamcinilone(TAAC) and intraoperative BIOM had improved our ability to completely remove the posterior hyaloid,vitreoschisis and fibrovascular proliferation and all the exerted...

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