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Spontaneous Vitreous Hemorrhage as the First Manifestation of Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous in an Adult

Evangelia Papavasileiou, D. Dereklis, I. Vasiliadis, F. Topouzis (Thessaloniki, Greece) Advantages: Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) is a rare developmental malformation of the eye characterized by the presence of a vascular membrane located behind the lens and that is usually unilateral and sporadic. We present a case in which a 25-year old female was referred to our office for reduced visual acuity in the left eye. Visual...

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Primary Vitrectomy Versus Buckle Surgery for Pseudophakic Retinal Detachment. A controlled Randomized Trial

Brazitikos P.D., Androudi S., Alexandridis A., Dereklis D., Dimitrakos S., Lake S., Stangos N.T. Thessaloniki, Greece Materials-Methods: Prospective randomized trial on 150 eyes with RD, PVR not greater than stage B randomized for scleral buckle (75 eyes) or primary PPV (75 eyes). Surgery by a single surgeon (PDB). Scleral buckle surgery involved break localization, cryotherapy, placement of a circumferential 240 style 2.5 mm solid silicone...

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