Strategy for the Management of Complex Retinal Detachments: The European Vitreo-Retinal Society Retinal Detachment Study Report 2 – Corrected Proof

Objective: To study the outcome of the treatment of complex rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RRDs).Design: Nonrandomized, multicenter, retrospective study.Participants: One hundred seventy-six surgeons from 48 countries spanning 5 continents reported primary procedures for 7678 RRDs.Methods: Reported data included clinical manifestations, the method of repair, and the outcome.Main Outcome Measures: Failure of retinal detachment repair (level 1 failure rate), remaining silicone oil at the study’s conclusion (level 2 failure rate), and need for additional procedures to repair the detachments (level 3 failure rate).Results: The main categories of complex retinal detachments evaluated in this investigation were: (1) grade B proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR; n = (Read more...)

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