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First Treatment

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Optic-Pit-Study-14

The graph displays which have been the “first treatment options”. The voice “others” includes injection of ranibizumab and injection of autologous plasmin.

The graph displays which have been the “first treatment options”. The voice “others” includes injection of ranibizumab and injection of autologous plasmin.

Some authors added some special techniques.

Some authors added some special techniques.

The slide shows which tamponades where chosen and the day of positioning suggested to the patients.

The slide shows which tamponades where chosen and the day of positioning suggested to the patients.

This and the following slides are dedicated to the cases treated with vitrectomy, alone or combined.

This and the following slides are dedicated to the cases treated with vitrectomy, alone or combined.

ILM peeling was performed in 71 eyes (65%) of the cases. 60 cases received a complete peeling while in 11 cases, the ILM was peeled  only around the optic nerve.

ILM peeling was performed in 71 eyes (65%) of the cases. 60 cases received a complete peeling while in 11 cases, the ILM was peeled only around the optic nerve.

Endolaser was applied in 67% of cases. The modality of application was at the temporal side of the disc in 44 cases or just limited to the area of the pit in 25 cases.

Endolaser was applied in 67% of cases. The modality of application was at the temporal side of the disc in 44 cases or just limited to the area of the pit in 25 cases.

Subretinal drainage is not a common choice and was applied in 12% of the cases, either transcleral or through the retinotomy.

Subretinal drainage is not a common choice and was applied in 12% of the cases, either transcleral or through the retinotomy.

We explored if the choice of treatment was based on the age of the patients. However we could only observe a tendency to choose only tamponade injection or only laser in younger patient and vitrectomy in older but the overlap of ages was too wide to find a significant trend.

We explored if the choice of treatment was based on the age of the patients. However we could only observe a tendency to choose only tamponade injection or only laser in younger patient and vitrectomy in older but the overlap of ages was too wide to find a significant trend.

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