TITLE

Study finds modest risk of retinal breaks after 25-gauge vitrectomy

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the incidence of iatrogenic retinal breaks after 25-gauge surgery. It references a study published in the 2008 issue of the "American Journal of Ophthalmology." The researchers found that retinal breaks occurred in 15.8 percent of operations in a cohort of 177 consecutive operations in 171 patients who were undergoing 25-gauge vitrectomy for idiopathic macular hole.
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45566930

 

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