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Endoscopy in Vitreoretinal Surgery: The Limits of the Invisible

Last few years in the life of vitreoretinal surgeon a remarkable dynamics has been observed. Many technical advantages make the war of gauges -20G vs 23G, 25G, 27G, 30G. The evolution of diagnostic tools expand the indications for surgery. The goal of our presentation is to present the possibilities and the advantages of usage of endoscope for observation, illumination and treatment in term of retinal surgery. Contact Details: Email:...

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The Endoscopic Way for Vitreoretinal Disease

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: To show the advantages of the use of an endoscope in various pathologies concerning the eye ball. Endoscopy represents the vision from the inside towards the outside, a completely new vision. Endoscopy is fundamental in the case of opacity of the optic system, but it can be used also in case of transparent optics to...

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A Pleading for Combined Use of Endoscopy and Conventional Lenses in the Treatment of Complex RD

Jean-François Le Rouic (Nantes, France) Purpose: The treatment of complex retinal detachments requires a meticulous dissection of both the posterior and the peripheral fundus. Despite intraoperative scleral depression, the access of the peripheral fundus is sometimes hindered by poor dilatation and anterior segment media opacification. The visualization of the peripheral fundus with intraocular endoscopy does not depend of these factors....

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Endoscopy: a Tool in Standard Vitreous Surgery Procedure

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Viewing.flv Author: Jean Paul Amar, Cannes, France Advantages: The use of the endoscope during a vitreo retinal surgery in RD or during a scleral suture of lens will take away the usual shadow. Endoscopy is a fabulous tool for diagnosis and control. It gets you closer to excellence methods.

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Endoscopy in Vitreoretinal Surgery: the “First Step”

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Viewing.flv Authors: Cesare Forlini, Matteo Forlini, Paolo Rossini, Ravenna, Italy Advantages: Presenting the use of endoscopy, as alternative and complementary way of view, in vitreoretinal surgery. This tool can be used for some simple procedures even in mono-manual way. Methods: The 20 gauge endoscopy probe is inserted via pars plana. The “first step” is to use it for diagnosis into the...

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Endoscopic Vitrectomy in Retinal Detachment in Eyes with Keratoprothesis

Anselm Jünemann The management of retinal detachment in eyes with opaque media remains a challenge. In case of cataract, vitrectomy with simultaneous phacoemulsification is recommended. In patients with corneal opacities, keratoprosthesis is an optional procedure. In patients with keratoodontoprothesis, there is no possibility to improve the insight into the eye via the anterior segment. This poster presents the management of retinal...

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