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Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy-an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

  title={Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy-an overview | ScienceDirect Topics},
  author={C. Guidry},
Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is defined as the “growth of membranes on both surfaces of the detached retina and on the posterior surface of the detached vitreous gel.” The name was introduced in 1983 by the Retina Society Terminology Committee1 as part of a classification scheme for a group of intraocular complications previously known by more descriptive terms, including “massive vitreous retraction,” “massive preretinal retraction,” and “massive periretinal proliferation.” PVR is not… Expand

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