Twenty-seven-gauge vitrectomy for various vitreoretinal diseases.

@article{Rizzo2015TwentysevengaugeVF,
  title={Twenty-seven-gauge vitrectomy for various vitreoretinal diseases.},
  author={Stanislao Rizzo and Francesco Barca and Tomaso Caporossi and Caterina Mariotti},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={
          1273-8
        }
}
Small-gauge vitrectomy has become very popular since its introduction. Fujii et al developed a 25-gauge sutureless transconjunctival system in 2002, and Eckardt introduced a 23-gauge system in 2005. Subsequently, Oshima et al introduced a 27-gauge vitrector and demonstrated good surgical results. These vitrectors have simplified the surgical procedure and offer advantages, such as reduced corneal astigmatism, diminished conjunctival scarring, decreased postoperative inflammation, improved… CONTINUE READING
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