March 2012
Volume 53, Issue 14
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ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   March 2012
Outcomes Of 23-gauge Vitrectomy For Diabetic Vitreous Hemorrhage : A Case Series
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Gaston Gomez Caride, Sr.
    Retina,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Leonardo Ferlini
    Retina,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Gerardo Valvecchia
    Cataract,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Albertazzi Roberto
    Refractive,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Zanutigh Virginia
    Glaucoma,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Perrone Luciano
    Retina,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Perrone Daniel
    Cataract,
    Centro de Ojos Quilmes, Quilmes, Argentina
  • Marcelo Zas, Sr.
    Retina, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Footnotes
    Commercial Relationships  Gaston Gomez Caride, Sr., None; Leonardo Ferlini, None; Gerardo Valvecchia, None; Albertazzi Roberto, None; Zanutigh Virginia, None; Perrone Luciano, None; Perrone Daniel, None; Marcelo Zas, Sr., None
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Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science March 2012, Vol.53, 2629. doi:
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      Gaston Gomez Caride, Sr., Leonardo Ferlini, Gerardo Valvecchia, Albertazzi Roberto, Zanutigh Virginia, Perrone Luciano, Perrone Daniel, Marcelo Zas, Sr.; Outcomes Of 23-gauge Vitrectomy For Diabetic Vitreous Hemorrhage : A Case Series. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2012;53(14):2629.

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Abstract

Purpose: : To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 23-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (23-G TSV) in the management of diabetic vitreous hemorrhage in our series.

Methods: : Single-center, retrospective, noncomparative series of 20 eyes (20 patients) with diabetic vitreous hemorrhage. All patients underwent pars plana 23-gauge vitrectomy, endolaser panphotocoagulation and perfluoropropane gas (C3F8) was used in all cases, peeling was performed in two cases. All patients had at least 6-month follow-up. Main outcome measures included visual acuity (VA), intraocular pressure (IOP), and intraoperative and postoperative complications.

Results: : Mean overall VA was 0.025 (0.001 perception to 0.4) preoperatively and 0.197 (range 0.001 to 0.8) postoperatively. Mean IOP was 14.65 (range 10-22 mmHg) preoperatively and 15.85 mmHg (range 8-26 mmHg) at 6 months postoperatively. Concerning complications, rhegmatougenous retinal detachment occurred in one eye in the series.

Conclusions: : 23-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy offers a safe surgical technique and with fewer intraoperative complications been feasible for the treatment for diabetic vitreous hemorrhage.

Keywords: diabetic retinopathy • vitreoretinal surgery • vitreous 
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