27-Gauge Vitrectomy for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Is it Feasible?

@article{Romano201527GaugeVF,
  title={27-Gauge Vitrectomy for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Is it Feasible?},
  author={Mario R Romano and Fabrizio Scotti and Paolo Vinciguerra},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2015},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={185-7}
}
Dear Editor, Pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) using the 27-gauge transconjunctival approach is the last frontier of small gauge vitrectomy. Only 1 paper has been published so far describing the use of 27-gauge vitrectomy in a limited number of cases, including epiretinal membranes, idiopathic macular holes, diabetic vitreous haemorrhages, a vitreous biopsy for presumed vitreoretinal lymphoma and a focal diabetic retinal detachment.1 The use of 27-gauge vitrectomy systems, although innovative and… CONTINUE READING