23-Gauge versus 20-gauge system for pars plana vitrectomy: a prospective randomised clinical trial.

@article{Wimpissinger200823GaugeV2,
  title={23-Gauge versus 20-gauge system for pars plana vitrectomy: a prospective randomised clinical trial.},
  author={Barbara Wimpissinger and Lukas Kellner and Werner Brannath and Katharina Krepler and Ulrike Stolba and Ch. Mihalics and Susanne Binder},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={92 11},
  pages={
          1483-7
        }
}
AIM To compare the sutureless 23-gauge system with a standard 20-gauge system in pars plana vitrectomy. METHODS 60 patients in two randomised groups were included in this prospective clinical trial. Pars plana vitrectomy with either 23- or 20-gauge instruments was performed. The main outcome measures were postoperative conjunctival injection and pain. Secondary outcome parameters were time of surgery, intraocular pressure, visual acuity and complications. RESULTS Conjunctival injection (p… CONTINUE READING
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