Vitrectomy in the treatment of uveitis.

  title={Vitrectomy in the treatment of uveitis.},
  author={Matthias Dieter Becker and Janet Davis},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={140 6},
PURPOSE To assess the evidence that pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) is useful in improving vision, reducing disease activity, or ameliorating cystoid macular edema (CME) in patients with uveitis. DESIGN Review of the literature. METHODS A Medline search was conducted for relevant articles published in English, German, or French. Articles were analyzed for content and evidence level. RESULTS A total of 44 interventional case series published between 1981 and 2005 were identified that included… CONTINUE READING
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