Clinical factors predisposing to massive proliferative vitreoretinopathy in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

@article{Bonnet1984ClinicalFP,
  title={Clinical factors predisposing to massive proliferative vitreoretinopathy in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.},
  author={Mireille Bonnet},
  journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={1984},
  volume={188 3},
  pages={148-52}
}
  • Mireille Bonnet
  • Published 1984 in
    Ophthalmologica. Journal international d…
A series of 354 consecutive rhegmatogenous retinal detachments, operated on by means of microsurgery, is evaluated to determine the clinical factors that may predispose to the development of postoperative massive proliferative vitreoretinopathy (MPVR). Three statistically significant parameters in the development of postoperative MPVR are demonstrated: failure of previous surgery, preoperative fixed retinal folds, and horseshoe retinal tear(s) exposing a total surface of 3 disc diameters or… CONTINUE READING