TITLE

Recent Advances In Vitrectomy Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Tewari, Asheesh; Shah, Gaurav K.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Review of Ophthalmology;Dec2006 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 13, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the advances in surgical techniques of vitreoretinal surgery. These techniques include sutureless vitrectomy, improved endoillumination devices and the use of intraoperative surgical adjunct. It also presents several photographs that depict the 25-gauge vitrectomy setup, incisions with the 23-gauge stilleto blade, and 23-gauge vitrectomy setup.
ACCESSION #
23497271

 

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