Sustained closure of surgically repaired macular hole after proliferative vitreoretinopathy

November 2008
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2008, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p526
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Concomitant retinal detachment, macular holes can be repaired simulataneously. Fox, Christi; Hasson, Matt // Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p35 

    The article reports on the findings of a study which focused on the simultaneous repair of combined full-thickness macular holes with concurrent rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with the aid of proliferative vitreoretinopathy.

  • Late Closure of a Stage III Idiopathic Macular Hole after Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Afrashi, Filiz; Öztaş, Zafer; Nalçacı, Serhad // Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology / Turk Oftalmoloji Dergisi;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p274 

    A 57-year-old female presented to our hospital with decreased vision in her right eye. Detailed ocular examination was performed, and a macular hole was detected in the right eye. The presence of a full-thickness stage III macular hole was confirmed with optical coherence tomography (OCT)...

  • Controversies in Managing Macular Holes. Xiaoqi K. Sun; Mieler, William F.; Gilbert, Howard D. // Review of Ophthalmology;Nov2001, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p123 

    Focuses on the management of full-thickness macular holes. Role of the internal limiting membrane in macular hole development; Pathogenesis of macular holes; Use of surgical adjuvants to stimulate glial cell proliferation and promote macular hole closure.

  • Macular hole formation, progression, and surgical repair: case series of serial optical coherence tomography and time lapse morphing video study. Gentile, Ronald C.; Landa, Gennady; Pons, Mauricio E.; Eliott, Dean; Rosen, Richard B. // BMC Ophthalmology;2010, Vol. 10, p24 

    Background: To use a new medium to dynamically visualize serial optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans in order to illustrate and elucidate the pathogenesis of idiopathic macular hole formation, progression, and surgical closure. Case Presentations: Two patients at the onset of symptoms with...

  • Vitrectomy for Stage 1 Macular Holes Identified by Optical Coherence Tomography. Subramanian, Manju L.; Truong, Steven N.; Rogers, Adam H.; Duker, Jay S.; Reichel, Elias; Baumal, Caroline R. // Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p42 

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To describe a series of patients with decreased vision secondary to stage 1 macular hole confirmed by optical coherence tomography (OCT) that failed to spontaneously resolve with observation. To determine whether current surgical techniques can prevent progression to a...

  • The outcome of vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling for chronic macular hole at Biratnagar eye hospital: A tertiary eye care center in Nepal. Agarwal, Lalit; Agrawal, Nisha; Karki, Pratap; Anand, Abhishek // Asian Journal of Medical Sciences;Nov/Dec2016, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p43 

    Background: A macular hole is a full-thickness defect of retinal tissue involving the anatomic fovea, thereby affecting central visual acuity. Pars plana vitrectomy and gas tamponade is a recognised modality of treatment for macular hole.Larger holes are more likely to remain open after repair...

  • View 2: The case for primary vitrectomy.  // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Jun2003, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p784 

    Presents the case for primary vitrectomy as an effective surgical intervention for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Removal of opacities in the vitreous and of capsular remnants or synechia; High rates of intraoperative reattachment; Improvement in the identification of previously...

  • Combining phacoemulsification with vitrectomy for treatment of macular holes. Lahey, J.M.; Francis, R.R.; Fong, D.S.; Kearney, J.J.; Tanaka, S. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Aug2002, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p876 

    Aim: To describe the results of combined phacoemulsification, insertion of posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL), and pars plana vitrectomy for patients with macular hole. Methods: A case series of 89 consecutive patients with macular hole who underwent combined phacoemulsification,...

  • Surgery for bilateral macular holes. Gupta, D.; Goldsmith, C.; Burton, R. L. // Eye;Mar2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p556 

    ObjectiveTo report on bilateral sequential macular hole repair.DesignRetrospective case series report.ParticipantsSixteen eyes of eight patients with reduced visual acuity (VA) and metamorphopsia due to bilateral macular hole.InterventionPatients underwent vitrectomy surgery for bilateral...

  • Early-onset macular holes following ruptured retinal arterial macroaneurysms. Rina Sato; Tsutomu Yasukawa; Yoshio Hirano; Yuichiro Ogura // Graefe's Archive of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology;Dec2008, Vol. 246 Issue 12, p1779 

    Abstract Purpose  To report three cases of early-onset macular hole secondary to a ruptured retinal arterial macroaneurysm. Methods  Case reports. Results  The patients were diagnosed with a subretinal hemorrhage with macular involvement. A macular hole was confirmed...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics