Gas injection versus vitrectomy with gas for treating retinal detachment owing to macular hole in high myopes.

@article{Li2009GasIV,
  title={Gas injection versus vitrectomy with gas for treating retinal detachment owing to macular hole in high myopes.},
  author={Xiaoxin Li and Wenji Wang and Shibo Tang and Jialiang Zhao},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={1182-87.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy between intravitreal gas injection alone and pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with intraocular gas tamponade in treating retinal detachment due to macular hole in high myopes. DESIGN Prospective, randomized controlled, multicenter study. PARTICIPANTS We included 231 eyes of 231 patients with retinal detachment owing to myopic macular hole from 14 study sites in China. INTERVENTION The patients were randomly assigned to undergo intravitreal perfluoropropane… CONTINUE READING