Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy and Surgical Approach
During a first operation a pars plana vitrectomy was performed, completed by preretinal peeling. A high encircling buckle was placed around the eye and the operation ended with a partial gas-fluid exchange. The patient was then positioned on his face for one night.
The day following, when the retina was totally reattached, the vitreous cavity was totally filled with silicone oil, the patient being placed on his right or left side with the help of a rotating operating table. The operation was completed by heavy xenon coagulations placed on the buckle.
Panretinal laser photocoagulation was done a few days later.
Six weeks later silicone oil was removed.
KeywordsSubretinal Fluid Vitreous Cavity Internal Drainage Original Technique Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
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