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Baseline Characteristics

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We collected 189 cases of retinal detachment, sent by 35 retina specialists from  21  countries.

We collected 189 cases of retinal detachment, sent by 35 retina specialists from 21 countries.

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There were biases in the study.

There were biases in the study.

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The gender was equally distributed between male and female. The patients are always young with a mean age of 33.5 years.

The gender was equally distributed between male and female. The patients are always young with a mean age of 33.5 years.

The vast majority of the eyes were phakic.

The vast majority of the eyes were phakic.

80% of the eyes present sub retinal fluid.

80% of the eyes present sub retinal fluid.

The extent of the detachment involved the fovea in most of the cases. Some cases of optic pit without detachment were sent and observed without treatment.

The extent of the detachment involved the fovea in most of the cases.Some cases of optic pit without detachment were sent and observed without treatment.

Intraretinal fluid was present in 64.5% of the cases either in the inner or in the outer layers.

Intraretinal fluid was present in 64.5% of the cases either in the inner or in the outer layers.

The table displays the distribution of fluid in the cases in order to show which cases presented only sub retinal fluid (50) or only intraretinal fluid (13) or no fluid at all (20) or both simultaneously (99).

The table displays the distribution of fluid in the cases in order to show which cases presented only sub retinal fluid (50) or only intraretinal fluid (13) or no fluid at all (20) or both simultaneously (99).

35 cases were reported to present an outer lamellar hole.

35 cases were reported to present an outer lamellar hole.

182 eyes had no sings of posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) at base line.

182 eyes had no sings of posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) at base line.

Some authors described “other findings” at baseline.

Some authors described “other findings” at baseline.

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