Posterior relaxing retinotomies: analysis of anatomic and visual results.

@article{Alturki1992PosteriorRR,
  title={Posterior relaxing retinotomies: analysis of anatomic and visual results.},
  author={Walid A. Alturki and Gholam A. Peyman and Christopher L. Paris and Keven J Blinder and Uday R. Desai and Norman C. Nelson},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={685-8}
}
Fifteen eyes with complicated retinal detachments--11 with proliferative vitreoretinopathy (C3 D3), 2 with posterior segment trauma, and 2 with inflammatory retinopathy--were treated with vitrectomy, membrane peeling, and large posterior retinotomy. All posterior relaxing retinotomies were circumferential, including temporal quadrants in all cases. With a minimum follow up of 6 months, 12 eyes (80%) were attached posterior to the retinotomy. Reproliferation resulted in redetachment in 3 eyes… CONTINUE READING
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