Distribution of iatrogenic retinal breaks in macular hole surgery.

  title={Distribution of iatrogenic retinal breaks in macular hole surgery.},
  author={Raymond N Sjaarda and Bert M. Glaser and John F Thompson and Robert P. Murphy and A. F. Hanham},
  volume={102 9},
BACKGROUND Intraoperative peripheral iatrogenic retinal breaks can be a serious complication of vitreous surgery. This study was undertaken to determine whether vitreous surgical techniques used for macular hole surgery were associated with a different incidence or distribution of retinal breaks. METHODS The authors prospectively evaluated a series of 181 consecutive eyes undergoing macular hole surgery. Contemporaneous reporting of intraoperative and postoperative retinal breaks and… CONTINUE READING

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