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The Occam´s Razor for RD Surgery

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: Heavy perfluorocarbon liquids (PFCL) were first used regularly by Chang since 1987 and represents in complex rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) surgery a unique tool. Because of it´s tamponade pressure, 12 to 14 times more than silicon oil (SO), this liquid is able to express subretinal fluid posteriorly in many...

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Improved Understanding of TSV-25g Vitrectomy System: Qualitative High Speed Video Analysis of Vitreous Movement around Aperture of Vitreous Cutters

Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD (Los Angeles, CA),* Octaviano Magalhaes, Jr., MD (Los Angeles, CA),* Charles DeBoer, BS (Los Angeles, CA),* Prashant R. Bhadri, PhD (Los Angeles, CA),* Ralph Kerns, BS (Los Angeles, CA),* Matthew McCormick, (Los Angeles, CA),* Aaron Barnes, MS (Los Angeles, CA),* Lawrence Chong, MD (Los Angeles, CA)* PURPOSE: To study vitreous movement around the aperture of high speed vitreous cutters and to correlate these...

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A Head-to-Head Intraoperative Clinical Comparison of Flow Rates: Electric vs. Pneumatic 25-Gauge High-speed Vitreous Cutters

Tarek S. Hassan, MD (Royal Oak, MI),* Mandar Joshi, MD (Royal Oak, MI), Tamer Fahmy Eliwa, MD (Royal Oak, MI) PURPOSE:: To directly compare the intraoperative flow rates of the leading high-speed 25-gauge vitreous cutters – an electrically-driven vitreous cutter versus a pneumatically-driven vitreous cutter – simultaneously evaluated in the same patients undergoing vitrectomy for standard surgical indications. METHODS: Ten eyes...

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