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Comparison of Clinical Outcomes of 25 and 23 Gauge Vitrectomy for PDR

Poster Mehmet Onen Purpose: To compare anatomical and functional outcomes of 25 gauge and 23 gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) for treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Methods: Retrospective review of 81 consecutive eyes from 81 patients undergoing 25 gauge and 23 gauge TSV with a minimum of 6-month follow-up (vitreous hemorrhage (VH), n=51; tractional retinal detachment (TRD), n=30). Vitrectomy was...

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Primary Repair of Rhegmatogenous RD Using 25 Gauge Transconjuctival Sutureless Vitrectomy

Poster Younghoon Lee Purpose: To evaluate 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy for primary repair of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Methods: A retrospective, non-comparative interventional case series including 37 consecutive eyes of 37 patients who underwent 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy to repair primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment was performed. Variables collected for the study were patient...

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Risk Factors of Iris Posterior Synechiae Formation After 23 G Sutureless Phacovitrectomy

Kuhl Huh, Seong-Woo Kim, Jaeryung Oh (Seoul, South Korea) Advantages: To identify the risk factors of posterior iris synechiae formation after 23G sutureless vitrectomy with clear cornea phacoemulsification and posterior chamber IOL implantation. Methods: Retrospective chart review was performed for patients treated with 23G phacovitrectomy by a single surgeon in a single center between March 2009 and February 2011. Various factors, such as...

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Video – 25g Sutureless Surgery for Macular Pucker

SYMPOSIUM: SUTURELESS VITRECTOMY Moderator: Anne-Catherine Gribomont Tuesday, June 21, 2005   25g sutureless surgery for macular pucker Author: A. Nikolakopoulos, I. Panidou, E. Fantel, E. Psimenidou, A. Vakalis Abstract : Purpose: To present a new system for 25g sutureless vitrectomy using high vacum for a quicker and safer result. Methods: In our clinic in Thessaloniki we are trying to modify our technique for macular surgery by...

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25 Gauge Vitrectomy – An Effective Method for Sutureless Diabetic Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/AbhijitChattopadhyay_VP6_768K.flv Abhijit Chattopadhyay, Chirag Bhatt, Soumen Mandal, Shubhankarsri Paul (Kolkata, India) Advantages: 25 Gauge sutureless methods allow early ambulation and quick recovery. This system also helps in better maintenance of intra-ocular pressure thus reducing the intra-operative bleeding. The hospital staying time also got reduced remarkably. The lid swelling and...

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25 Gauge Vitrectomy Techniques for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/FlorianBalta_VP6_768K.flv Florian Balta (Bucharest, Romania) Advantages: Reduction of the surgically induced trauma to the ocular tissue and reduction of the operative time. Methods: Removal of the membranes in proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) using 25 Gauge instruments: the vitreous cutter is used at 5000 cuts / min (Constellation Alcon) either alone or combined with an intraocular forceps in...

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