By Noemi Lois MD PhD FRCS(Ed), David Wong MD

In the ever-changing box of vitreo-retinal surgical procedure, the issue that can top distinguish a very good health practitioner from an excellent one is the power to prevent and deal with issues. in the pages of Complications of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, readers will detect the sensible details ophthalmic surgeons have to handle quite a lot of intra- and postoperative problems linked to vitreo-retinal surgical procedure. The textual content addresses a vast variety of issues, happening in either validated and rising surgical techniques.

Each strength worry is analyzed intimately, together with details on pathogenesis and possibility elements. Chapters are equipped by means of capability hardship, with each one addressed through a unmarried contributing writer as though he/she is the doctor at the case. whereas created particularly for vitreo-retinal surgeons, this e-book will offer helpful details for different individuals of the surgical staff in addition to for normal ophthalmologists, citizens, and optometrists who see sufferers earlier than and after vitreo-retinal procedures.

 This convenient reference delivers…
• specified coverage addresses particular issues on the topic of scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, and 20-, 23-, and 25-gauge vitrectomy
• professional contributors supply recommendation on avoidance and administration of every difficulty, and provide guideposts for projected scientific outcomes.
• Bulleted points carry medical pearls at the prevention and administration of particular complications.
• Real-world scientific scenarios supply functional, stepwise counsel within the administration of every issue. 

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Bourla DH, Gupta A, Hubschman JP, et al. The slower the better: On the instability of gas jets in a model of pneumatic retinopexy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007;48:2734–2737. 3C Air/Gas Injection Behind the Lens The Complication: Definition The goal of air/gas injection is a single bubble in the vitreous cavity, usually for tamponade of a retinal break and to achieve neuroretina–retinal pigment epithelium apposition and an adequate intraocular pressure during a D-ACE (Drain-AirCryo-Explant) procedure.

If the detachment is distributed only on one side of the eye, the break is most commonly within a clock hour or so of the most superior extent of the detachment. 98% Figure 4A-2 Asymmetric retinal detachment that spare even a small region to one side of the 12 o’clock meridian are usually due to retinal breaks between the edge of the detached area on the highest side and the corresponding meridian to the highest extent on the other side. (Redrawn from Lincoff H, Gieser R. Finding the retinal hole.

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