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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28413403/two-cases-of-proliferative-diabetic-retinopathy-with-marked-sheathing-of-the-retinal-arteries-following-vitrectomy
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Yuko Nishikawa, Seita Morishita, Kimitoshi Nakamura, Masanori Fukumoto, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Kensuke Tajiri, Takaki Sato, Takatoshi Kobayashi, Teruyo Kida, Hidehiro Oku, Tsunehiko Ikeda
PURPOSE: The aim of this paper was to report 2 patients (3 eyes) with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) who showed marked sheathing of the retinal arterioles that was ultimately attributed to calcification following vitrectomy. CASES: Case 1 involved a 65-year-old female with PDR who underwent bilateral vitrectomy for traction retinal detachment. Postoperatively, bilateral retinal redetachment (reRD) was observed. Sheathing of the retinal arterioles was observed at the same time, yet was not apparent preoperatively...
January 2017: Case Reports in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28299011/management-of-giant-retinal-tear-detachments
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REVIEW
Maria H Berrocal, Megan L Chenworth, Luis A Acaba
Giant retinal tears (GRTs) are full-thickness circumferential tears of more than 90 degrees of the retina that are associated with vitreous detachment. They are related to ocular trauma, high myopia, aphakia, pseudophakia, genetic mutations involving collagen and young age. GRTs comprise 1.5% of all rhegmatogenous retinal detachments and the average age of incidence is 42 years. GRTs are more common in males, as 72% of all cases occur in males. The incidence of GRTs in the general population is estimated to be 0...
January 2017: Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28298707/outcome-of-primary-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-surgery-in-a-tertiary-referral-centre-in-northern-ireland-a-regional-study
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Michael A Mikhail, George Mangioris, Giuseepe Casalino, Stuart McGimpsey, James Sharkey, Richard Best, Wing C Chan
PURPOSE: To report the primary and final success, functional outcome and complication rates of patients with primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) who underwent retinal detachment surgery in a tertiary referral centre in Northern Ireland. VENUE: Vitreoretinal service, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland. METHODS: This is a retrospective case series of all patients who underwent primary RRD repair between 1st of January 2013 and 31st of December 2013...
January 2017: Ulster Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28283281/trends-in-vitreoretinal-procedures-for-medicare-beneficiaries-2000-to-2014
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Michael D McLaughlin, John C Hwang
TOPIC: The purpose of this study was to identify changes in use for vitreoretinal procedures by measuring the number of allowed services using data from the US Medicare Part B Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries and their providers. CLINICAL RELEVANCE: To analyze vitreoretinal procedural trends, which may indicate standard of care and importance of developing methods of treatments. METHODS: Medicare Part B National Summary Data Files for calendar years 2000 to 2014 were used to identify the number of allowed services for vitreoretinal procedures and commonly used pharmacologic agents...
May 2017: Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28263029/feasibility-of-a-polyethylene-glycol-derivative-polymer-as-retinal-patch-to-seal-retinal-breaks-during-vitrectomy-for-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-a-prospective-in-vivo-pilot-study-in-a-porcine-model
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Jean Pierre Hubschman, Andrea Govetto, Matthew Farajzadeh, Tatsuhiko Sato, Syed Askari, Ben Glasgow
BACKGROUND: This is a pilot study to test a polyethylene glycol (PEG) derived polymer used as a retinal patch to seal retinal breaks during pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) in the treatment of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in a porcine model. METHODS: Sixteen eyes from 8 pigs were assigned to 2 study groups (12 eyes) and one control group (4 eyes). In all study groups the polymer was used in-vivo, during PPV, to seal the break of a surgically induced RRD. Eyes in study groups were partially or completely filled with balanced saline solution at the end of the surgery...
March 6, 2017: Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138811/pars-plana-vitrectomy-with-360%C3%A2-versus-localized-laser-retinopexy-in-the-management-of-retinal-detachment-with-undetected-breaks-intraoperatively-a-retrospective-comparative-interventional-study
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Chuandi Zhou, Zhi Zheng, Qinghua Qiu
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of intraoperative 360° and localized laser retinopexy in 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RRD) with undetected retinal breaks intraoperatively. This is a retrospective, comparative, interventional study. Medical records of 48 consecutive eyes with RRD of intraoperative undetected retinal breaks were reviewed. Nineteen patients (group I) received 360° laser retinopexy in PPV, while the remaining 29 patients (group II) underwent localized laser retinopexy...
April 2017: Lasers in Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28135566/anatomical-and-functional-outcomes-of-scleral-buckling-versus-primary-vitrectomy-in-pseudophakic-retinal-detachment
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Veysel Cankurtaran, Mehmet Citirik, Mert Simsek, Kemal Tekin, Mehmet Yasin Teke
Retinal detachment is the separation of the sensory retina from the retinal pigment epithelium by subretinal fluid. There are several types of retinal re-attachment surgery, including scleral buckling (SB), pneumatic retinopexy, and vitrectomy (with or without SB). The objective of this study was to compare anatomical and visual outcomes between patients with pseudophakic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) who underwent pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with silicone oil (SO) or perfluoropropane (C3F8) gas tamponade and pseudophakic RRD patients who underwent SB surgery...
February 21, 2017: Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28094044/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-acute-retinal-necrosis-a-report-by-the-american-academy-of-ophthalmology
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Scott D Schoenberger, Stephen J Kim, Jennifer E Thorne, Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, Steven Yeh, Sophie J Bakri, Justis P Ehlers
PURPOSE: To evaluate the available evidence in peer-reviewed publications about the diagnosis and treatment of acute retinal necrosis (ARN). METHODS: Literature searches of the PubMed and Cochrane Library databases were last conducted on July 27, 2016. The searches identified 216 unique citations, and 49 articles of possible clinical relevance were reviewed in full text. Of these 49 articles, 27 were deemed sufficiently relevant or of interest, and they were rated according to strength of evidence...
January 13, 2017: Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28067725/surgical-outcomes-and-complications-of-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-in-eyes-with-chorioretinal-coloboma-the-results-of-the-kkesh-international-collaborative-retina-study-group
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Marwan A Abouammoh, Sulaiman M Alsulaiman, Vishali S Gupta, Afnan Younis, Jay Chhablani, Abdullah Hussein, Antonio M Casella, Alay S Banker, J Fernando Arevalo
PURPOSE: To study the outcomes of management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in eyes with chorioretinal colobomas. METHODS: A retrospective review of 119 patients (119 eyes) with chorioretinal colobomas who underwent surgical repair for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment was performed. Data were collected on the site of the retinal break, type of surgery, anatomical success, and complications. RESULTS: The most common location of the primary retinal break was the intercalary membrane in 58...
January 6, 2017: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28060395/design-and-validation-of-a-training-simulator-for-laser-capsulotomy-peripheral-iridotomy-and-retinopexy
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Sarah M Simpson, Kelly D Schweitzer, Davin E Johnson
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Ophthalmology trainees commonly learn laser procedures on live patients. A simulator for learning peripheral iridotomy (PI), posterior capsulotomy, and retinopexy may improve patient outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A model eye with artificial tissues was designed. The tissues reacted to laser similarly to human tissues. Inexperienced (n = 6; first- to third-year residents) and experienced (n = 7; fourth- to fifth-year residents and staff) ophthalmic personal were compared on performance of the above laser procedures...
January 1, 2017: Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28033229/primary-laser-photocoagulation-for-the-treatment-of-giant-retinal-tears
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Jack Ao, Saban Horo, Lachlan Farmer, Weng Onn Chan, Jagjit Gilhotra
PURPOSE: Laser photocoagulation has typically been used as an adjunctive treatment to pars planar vitrectomy in achieving retinopexy in the treatment of giant retinal tears. We describe three cases where the giant retinal tear was treated with laser photocoagulation alone. METHODS: A retrospective case report of three patients with giant retinal tears who underwent primary laser photocoagulation. RESULTS: Fundus examination up to 18 months after primary laser photocoagulation of all 3 patients revealed a flat attached retina and no significant complications...
December 28, 2016: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27930434/occult-globe-perforation-during-medial-canthopexy
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Deepa Manjunath, Peter K Kaiser, Justis P Ehlers
PURPOSE: To report a case of occult globe perforation following craniofacial surgery. METHODS: A 16-year-old girl presented with vision loss and hypotony of her left eye following a craniofacial procedure, including bilateral medial canthopexy. This report describes the evaluation and findings following the craniofacial surgery. RESULTS: After recognition of vision loss and concern for rupture, surgical exploration was performed by an ophthalmologist at an outside institution on suspicion of globe penetration/perforation...
December 7, 2016: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860442/primary-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-surgical-methods-and-anatomical-outcome
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Marta Haugstad, Stefan Moosmayer, Ragnheiður Bragadόttir
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to evaluate the anatomical success of surgical management of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and to compare the anatomical outcomes from different surgical techniques. METHODS: During 2012, 517 consecutive eyes (514 patients) were operated by 11 surgeons at the Department of Ophthalmology, Oslo University Hospital. Patient records were retrospectively analysed with no exclusions. Main outcome measures were primary and final anatomical success...
November 18, 2016: Acta Ophthalmologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755373/ultrasound-measurements-of-the-distance-between-limbus-and-retinal-break-in-eyes-with-media-opacities
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Agostino S Vaiano, Elisabet Coronado Quitllet, Gaetano Zinzanella, Giacomo De Benedetti, Guido Caramello
PURPOSE: To assess the reproducibility and accuracy of ultrasound (US) measurements in determining the distance between corneoscleral limbus and retinal break and its relation with the distance measured by indirect ophthalmoscopy, in patients undergoing a laser retinopexy procedure. METHODS: Forty-four patients with a single retinal break, scheduled for laser a retinopexy procedure (26 phakic patients and 18 pseudophakic patients), underwent 5 repeated measurements by high-resolution US and 3 measurements (at the time of the laser procedure, 1 and 3 months) by indirect ophthalmoscopy with scleral indentation of the corneoscleral limbus-retinal break distance with a caliper...
October 17, 2016: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27632712/the-association-of-epiretinal-membrane-with-macular-hole-formation-after-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-repair
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Rahul N Khurana, Charles C Wykoff, Alok S Bansal, Kunihiko Akiyama, James D Palmer, Eric Chen, Louis K Chang, James C Major, Chengqing Wu, Rui Wang, Daniel E Croft, Tien P Wong
PURPOSE: To describe the clinical and optical coherence tomography findings associated with the development of full-thickness macular holes after rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) repair. METHODS: Retrospective, interventional case series. All patients who developed full-thickness macular holes after successful RRD repair from 3 clinical practices were reviewed. All cases of combined/simultaneous full-thickness macular hole and RRD were excluded. The main outcome measure was the presence of an epiretinal membrane at time of diagnosis of macular hole...
September 14, 2016: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27599596/pneumatic-retinopexy-for-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-in-pseudophakia
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Jennifer Ling, Jila Noori, Farhad Safi, Andrew W Eller
PURPOSE: To identify the characteristics predictive of unfavorable outcomes for pneumatic retinopexy (PR) in the repair of pseudophakic rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RD). METHODS: A retrospective chart review was performed at a single institution to identify patients who underwent PR in pseudophakic eyes. Pre- and postoperative data were reviewed and analyzed to evaluate predictive factors of failure. RESULTS: Forty-four patients met the study criteria...
September 6, 2016: Seminars in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27462264/bilateral-simultaneous-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-following-laser-in-situ-keratomileusis
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Erhan Yumusak, Kemal Ornek, Fatma Ozkal
A 21-year-old woman developed simultaneous rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in both eyes. She underwent pars plana vitrectomy surgery combined with endolaser photocoagulation and silicone oil tamponade in the right eye. A week later, pneumatic retinopexy was done in the left eye. As the retinal tear did not seal, 360° scleral buckling surgery was performed and retina was attached. Bilateral simultaneous rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after LASIK for correction of myopia can be a serious complication...
May 2016: Case Reports in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27382248/long-term-follow-up-of-vitrectomy-with-or-without-360%C3%A2-encircling-buckle-for-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-due-to-inferior-retinal-breaks
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Hamouda Hamdy Ghoraba, Adel Galal Zaky, Amin Faisal Ellakwa
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to report and compare the anatomic and functional results of primary vitrectomy with and without 360° encircling scleral buckle (SB) for the treatment of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) due to inferior retinal break(s). BACKGROUND: A variety of options, including SB, pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with or without SB, and pneumatic retinopexy have been described as methods to repair RRDs. The use of additional SB with vitrectomy for RRD associated with inferior breaks has been a recent controversy after the introduction of transconjunctival cannula systems...
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27327287/laser-marking-of-the-meridian-of-retinal-breaks-at-the-ora-a-novel-technique-for-pneumatic-retinopexy
#19
Peng Yan, Samuel Minaker, Efrem D Mandelcorn
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Localization of retinal breaks in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) after pneumatic retinopexy (PR) can be challenging once the retina is reattached. Laser can be applied to the pigmented and always-attached ora serrata in the meridian of the retinal breaks prior to pneumatic retinopexy, resulting in subsequent rapid localization of the breaks even in the presence of a gas bubble or media opacity. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Ten cases of indirect laser photocoagulation marking at the ora prior to intraocular gas injection in PR for RRD...
June 1, 2016: Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27152699/a-second-case-of-bilateral-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachments-repaired-with-simultaneous-bilateral-pneumatic-retinopexy
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Uriel Rubin, Cornelis De Jager, Moayed Zakour, J Thomas Gonder
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: To present a case of a patient with simultaneous bilateral retinal detachments treated successfully with bilateral pneumatic retinopexy. STUDY DESIGN: Case report. RESULTS: This is a case of an otherwise healthy 49-year-old woman with no remarkable ocular history that presented with simultaneous phakic superior bilateral rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. Treatment on the day of presentation included laser retinopexy of the inferior lattice degeneration in the left eye and bilateral intravitreal injection of 0...
July 2017: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
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