Surgical techniques for repair of primary retinal detachment: part I. Review of their development during the last 80 years.

@article{Kreissig2009SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical techniques for repair of primary retinal detachment: part I. Review of their development during the last 80 years.},
  author={Ingrid Kreissig},
  journal={Folia medica},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={5-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse the evolution of surgical approaches to repairing primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and the issues which had determined the changes starting from 1929 to the present. MATERIAL AND METHODS Literature of retinal detachment surgery during the past 80 years is reviewed. There was a change from surgery of the entire retinal detachment to surgery limited to the retinal break and a change from extraocular (e.o.) to intraocular (i.o.) surgery to achieve retinal… CONTINUE READING