Chemokine levels in subretinal fluid obtained during scleral buckling surgery after rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

PURPOSE Interleukin (IL)-6, a multifunctional cytokine with regulatory functions in wound healing, and several chemokines have been implicated in the pathogenesis of proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) after rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). The exact role of these chemokines, their correlation with IL-6 after primary RRD, and their association… (More)