May 2008
Volume 49, Issue 13
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ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   May 2008
Paine Evaluation During 23g Transconjonctival Sutureless Vitrectomy Under Topic Anesthesia.
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • R. Adam
    Ophthalmology, CHNO des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France
  • T. Rodallec
    Ophthalmology, CHNO des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France
  • J.-P. Nordmann
    Ophthalmology, CHNO des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France
  • Footnotes
    Commercial Relationships  R. Adam, None; T. Rodallec, None; J. Nordmann, None.
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Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science May 2008, Vol.49, 5971. doi:https://doi.org/
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      R. Adam, T. Rodallec, J.-P. Nordmann; Paine Evaluation During 23g Transconjonctival Sutureless Vitrectomy Under Topic Anesthesia.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2008;49(13):5971. doi: https://doi.org/.

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Abstract

Purpose: : Tto evaluate pain during 23G transconjonctival sutureless vitrectomy under topic anesthesia (lidocaine 2% gel).

Methods: : 20 patients were included in this prospective study presenting : epiretinal membrane, intravitreal hemorragy, vitreoretinal traction syndrome. All patients had topic anesthesia with lidocaine 2% gel with propofol potentialisation one or two minutes before 23G before performing the sclerotomies. Pain was evaluated at the end of procedure with the visual analogue scale (VAS). The day after surgery the subjective pain perception was assessed.

Results: : Mean value of pain was assessed at 3.2 (VAS) at the end of the surgery. The day after surgery 90% of patients pronounced their satisfaction with the surgery and anesthetic protocol. No complication, which could be caused by topical anesthesia, even in patients with anticoagulant treatment, was observed .

Conclusions: : Topical anesthesia with Lidocaine 2% gel may be considered a valid alternative to peribulbar anesthesia in sutureless 23 G vitrectomy for simple vitreoretinal surgery. Careful patient selection is critical to the success of the surgery.

Keywords: vitreoretinal surgery • retina 
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