Proliferative vitreoretinopathy: an overview.

  title={Proliferative vitreoretinopathy: an overview.},
  author={J Carlos Pastor},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={43 1},
Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is still the most common cause of failure of surgery for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, despite the substantial effort that has been devoted to better understanding and managing this condition during the past 25 years. Basic research has indicated that PVR represents scarring, the end stage of the wound-healing process that occurs after retinal detachment surgery. Medical treatment has been directed toward preventing inflammation, the first phase of the… CONTINUE READING
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