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A suture technique for leaking sclerotomies

  title={A suture technique for leaking sclerotomies},
  author={Retina suRgERy and F. Story},
T wenty-threeand 25-gauge trocar/cannula systems are misleadingly called sutureless vitrectomy systems, thereby pressuring surgeons to remain “sutureless” even if a sclerotomy shows evidence of leakage at the end of surgery. Another factor that may make a surgeon resistant to suturing sclerotomies is the concern of postoperative patient discomfort caused by suture knots. In addition to the irritation caused by the suture itself, potential suture granuloma formation may further decrease a… Expand
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