External subretinal drainage, bevacizumab, and scleral buckling for complete exudative retinal detachment after photocoagulation in retinopathy of prematurity.

@article{ArmadMaresca2014ExternalSD,
  title={External subretinal drainage, bevacizumab, and scleral buckling for complete exudative retinal detachment after photocoagulation in retinopathy of prematurity.},
  author={Felix Armad{\'a}-Maresca and Jes{\'u}s Peralta-Calvo and Natalia Pastora-Salvador and Anna Grabowska and Jos{\'e} Luis Vallejo-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Retinal cases & brief reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={33-6}
}
BACKGROUND Total serous retinal detachment after laser photocoagulation for retinopathy of prematurity is an infrequent type of retinal detachment in preterm babies. PURPOSE To describe the successful outcome for treatment by scleral drainage, bevacizumab, and scleral buckling for complete serous exudative retinal detachment in a patient with retinopathy of prematurity. METHODS A preterm baby with primary pulmonary hypertension under treatment with sildenafil developed a total (retrolental… CONTINUE READING