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General Surgical Techniques for Posterior Segment Surgery

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Gabor Scharioth
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Abstract

Retinal surgery is a very “instrumental” operating area. This means that you as a surgeon during surgery require many different instruments (Fig. 8.1), significantly more than during phacoemulsification. Therefore one should know as a surgeon all different instruments, because only by their application you will obtain a high surgical quality. The individual surgical instruments are introduced.

Keywords

Optic Disc Vitreous Cavity Posterior Vitreous Detachment Scrub Nurse Anterior Vitrectomy 
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Supplementary material

Video 8.33

Insertion of trocar cannulas (MP4 23678 kb)

Video 8.34

Combined phaco + PPV (MP4 64860 kb)

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Gabor Scharioth
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Aurelios AugenzentrumRecklinghausenGermany
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of SzegedKorányiGermany

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