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Entry Site Hemorrhage: An Uninvited Outsider

Introduction: Vitreous haemorrhages during vitrectomy are not an uncommon event, particularly in diabetic patients. However, intraoperative vitreous haemorrhages resulting from conjunctival and/or episcleral haemorrhages, after the successful closure of 23G scleral ports, is a rare finding, never before experienced by our surgical team. The authors present the case of a young man undergoing vitrectomy for persistent vitreous haze that had...

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3,2,1,0…. . ! How Many Ports for PPV in MIS Era?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/CesareForlini_1_VP6_768K.flv Cesare Forlini (Ravenna, Italy), Matteo Forlini (Modena, Italy), Adriana Bratu (Ravenna, Italy), Paolo Rossini (Ravenna, Italy) Advantages: To describe the how is possible to customize the number of the trocars in the vitreoretinal surgery. Methods: This video shows how is possible to customize the number of the trocars (from the standard 3 to 0 ports) during a...

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Non-Vitrectomizing Idiopathic Macular Pucker Surgery Performed with 25 Gauge Infusion System with 27 Gauge Light Using only 2 Sclerotomies

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Controversial-Techniques.flv Authors: Mariotti Cesare, Viti Francesca, Neri PierGiorgio, Ancona, Italy Advantages: To improve best corrected (BCVA) using only 2 sclerotomies (no lens opacity or retinal complications,) reduce duration of surgery and minimize inflammatory reactions, preserving the option to convert the surgery from no-vitrectomy to minimal-vitrectomy if necessary. Methods: Patients...

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A Novel Releasable Suture Technique for Prevention of Incompetent Wound Closure in Transconjunctival Vitrectomy

Yumi Song, Hee Yoon Cho, Byung Ro Lee In this video, a novel releasable suture technique that helps overcome postoperative incompetent wound closure is performed in small gauge transconjunctival vitrectomy. Postoperatively, at the office, the sutures are released under the slit lamp. Every wound is completely sealed. No eyes show postop hypotony. Our technique, which is simple to perform, can be advantageously applied to any gauge...

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Ultrasound Biomicroscopy in Diagnostics of Fibrovascular Ingrowth at Sclerotomy Sites after Primary Vitrectomy in Diabetic Patients

Sergey Nosov, Pavel Rylov (State Institution “IRTC Eye Microsurgery” named after S.N. Fyodorov Ekaterinburg Branch, Ekaterinburg, Russia), Anatoly Varaksin (Industrial Ecology Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences Ural Division, Ekaterinburg, Russia) Advantages: To estimate diagnostic value of UBM for fibrovascular ingrowth (FVIG) in diabetic patients after primary vitrectomy. Methods: Investigation involved 132 patients (158 eyes)...

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Vitrectomy Session – Closing the Sclerotomies

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2007/videos/vitrectomysession-closingthesclerotomies.flv

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