[Pneumatic retinopexy using SF6 or C3F8. Results and complications apropos of 56 patients].


56 patients with primary retinal detachment were treated by pneumatic retinopexy. The overall success rate for reattachment with one operation was 66%. Postoperative complications included development of new tears (18%) and P.V.R. (16%). Pneumatic retinopexy is a valuable new technique, however careful patient selection and postoperative management is… (More)