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Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 55
Published: 27 October 2015
10.1159/000438962
EISBN: 978-3-318-05565-8
... for the management of multiple vitreoretinopathies. Enzymatic vitrectomy may help to reduce vitreous viscosity, thereby facilitating removal during vitrectomy and reducing surgical time, especially when using smaller-gauge vitrectomy instruments. The induction of a PVD also has the potential to reduce intraoperative...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360444
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract The concept of office-based vitrectomy has been a topic for several years; however, the large size of the vitrectomy machines has limited the options for many years. Today, though, smaller machines can offer adequate performance regarding vitrectomy. As a result, we can now make more...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360447
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... associated with smaller 25-gauge techniques. It has become the approach-of-choice for most vitreoretinal procedures today. Development of 23-Gauge Vitrectomy 17-gauge pars plana vitrectomy was first introduced more than 40 years ago. The use of 20-gauge instrumentation became standard in the 1980s...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360448
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract The development of a 25-gauge vitrectomy system represents a major step forward in vitreoretinal surgery. The main advantages of small-gauge incisions are reduction of surgical time, decreased postoperative inflammation, and fast postoperative recovery time. The use of this technique...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360449
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract Ten years or more have passed since the current concept of 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy with a trocar-cannula system emerged. There is no doubt that current microincision vitrectomy surgery with 25- or 23-gauge instrumentation has simplified the vitrectomy procedure...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360456
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract Vitreoretinal diseases are exemplified by a wide spectrum of complexities. The purpose of this review is to highlight the potential role of endoscopic vitrectomy in modern microincision vitreoretinal surgery. This is related to the clinically relevant optical properties...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360464
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract Small-gauge pars plana vitrectomy has emerged as one of the leading approaches to the management of primary retinal detachment in recent years. Developments in technology and instrumentation have improved this procedure and given surgeons a wide variety of tools to tackle...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360465
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract Giant retinal tears (GRTs; ≥90°) are rare and difficult to treat successfully for even experienced vitreous surgeons. Using microincision vitrectomy surgery (MIVS) to treat GRTs has been an important advancement. Here we describe the surgical technique and its complications. Surgical...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02661-0
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 2
Published: 15 August 2012
10.1159/000338012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02159-2
... Abstract Potential complications after vitrectomy for complications of diabetic retinopathy are numerous and involve all components of the eye and periocular tissues. They also can involve the systemic health of the patient including severe metabolic disequilibrium and death. Good outcomes can...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 2
Published: 15 August 2012
10.1159/000337895
EISBN: 978-3-318-02159-2
... Abstract This chapter is a guide to the use of vitrectomy in the management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. It contains practical advice on each component of the procedure, including the vitrectomy itself, searching for retinal breaks, choice of retinopexy, and the fluid-gas exchange...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 2
Published: 15 August 2012
10.1159/000338170
EISBN: 978-3-318-02159-2
... of vision loss and of the impairment of binocular vision due to metamorphopsia. Surgery is usually indicated when vision drops to 0.4 or 0.5. Vitrectomy by sutureless transconjunctival incisions has become the standard procedure for this surgery, and if necessary, may easily be combined with cataract...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 1
Published: 24 May 2012
10.1159/000336725
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9991-7
..., or group 2 macular telangiectasia, and in these case the posterior vitreous cortex may be not detached at all [ 5 ]. Principles and Technique of MH Surgery Since the technique introduced by Kelly and Wendel [ 6 ] in 1991, MH surgery is still based on extensive vitrectomy with posterior hyaloid...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 44
Published: 19 June 2009
10.1159/000223942
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9030-3
... like human plasmin, but it is much more stable compared to plasmin. It has been shown previously that both plasmin and microplasmin are capable of inducing PVD. This chapter focuses on one of the most promising current concepts of pharmacologic vitreolysis, i.e. microplasmin-assisted vitrectomy. We...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 44
Published: 19 June 2009
10.1159/000223947
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9030-3
... hyaloid. This review assesses the role of intravitreal application of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)inhibitors in combination with surgical removal of the vitreous. Vitrectomy with removal of the posterior hyaloids wash out the pocket of preretinal growth factors and enhance the diffusion...
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