Strategy for the Management of Uncomplicated Retinal Detachments: The European Vitreo-Retinal Society Retinal Detachment Study Report 1 – Corrected Proof

Objective: To study success and failure in the treatment of uncomplicated rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RRDs).Design: Nonrandomized, multicenter retrospective study.Participants: One hundred seventy-six surgeons from 48 countries spanning 5 continents provided information on the primary procedures for 7678 cases of RRDs including 4179 patients with uncomplicated RRDs.Methods: Reported data included specific clinical findings, the method of repair, and the outcome after intervention.Main Outcome Measures: Final 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 detachment (level 3 failure rate).Results: Four thousand one (Read more...)

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