Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Endolaser

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Author: Sean Tsao
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Specialties: Ophthalmology
Schools: University of California Irvine
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Basic Info

This video shows the basic steps in evacuating a vitreous hemorrhage due to a retinal vein occlusion.

Surgeon & Editing: Sean Tsao M.D.

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Procedure

Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Endolaser

Indications

Non clearing vitreous hemorrhage

Contraindications

None

Instrumentation

Setup

23 gauge vitrectomy pack

Preoperative Workup

Full ophthalmologic examination including B scan ultrasonography to assess posterior structures. Also should include complete physical exam, including management of blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.

Anatomy and Landmarks

Eye, vitreous, pupil.

Advantages/Disadvantages

Removal of hemorrhage, prevent recurrence of hemorrhage, restore and preserve vision, improve ability to visualize and ultimately treat and diagnose ocular disease.

Complications/Risks

Risks include recurrent vitreous hemorrhage, cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment, macular pucker (epiretinal membrane), macular edema, hemorrhagic choroidal detachment, loss of vision or eye.

Disclosure of Conflicts

None

Acknowledgements

None

References

None

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