Mitsunobu Yokoyama

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PURPOSE To report the incidence of acute endophthalmitis after triamcinolone acetonide-assisted pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). DESIGN A retrospective multicenter interventional case series collected over 23 months. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the charts of all patients who underwent triamcinolone-assisted PPV at seven academic clinical centers or(More)
To evaluate the 1-year results of using triamcinolone acetonide (TA) in pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). Multicenter prospective controlled clinical trial. SETTING and STUDY POPULATION: the study population comprised 774 eyes from patients treated at eight Japanese hospitals, among which 391 eyes underwent TA-assisted PPV and 383 control eyes underwent(More)
PURPOSE To report endoscopic findings in the anterior chamber angle during injection of viscoelastic material in viscocanalostomy (VCS). DESIGN Observational case reports. METHODS Two cases of primary open-angle glaucoma were treated with VCS and cataract surgery. Immediately before and during injection of viscoelastic material into Schlemm's canal, the(More)
OBJECTIVE To visualize the residual vitreous cortex (VC) on the retinal surface after surgical posterior vitreous separation (PVS) during a pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), especially in patients with diabetic retinopathy. DESIGN Case-control study. PARTICIPANTS Patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), diabetic macular edema (DME), branch(More)
BACKGROUND We report a case of fungal endophthalmitis which developed after subtenon injections of triamcinolone acetonide (TA). CASE A 63-year-old man had Graves' ophthalmopathy. He had received subtenon injections of TA in his left eye. He was admitted to Kimura Eye & Internal Medicine Hospital because of a subconjunctival abscess with inflammatory(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the benefits and potential complications of using triamcinolone acetonide (TA) in pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). DESIGN Multicenter, prospective, controlled clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS In total, 774 patients from 8 Japanese hospitals were enrolled, with 391 patients undergoing TA-assisted PPV and 383 control patients undergoing(More)
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