The International Vitreomacular Traction Study Group Classification of Vitreomacular Adhesion, Traction, and Macular Hole – Corrected Proof

Objective: The International Vitreomacular Traction Study (IVTS) Group was convened to develop an optical coherence tomography (OCT)-based anatomic classification system for diseases of the vitreomacular interface (VMI).Design: The IVTS applied their clinical experience, after reviewing the relevant literature, to support the development of a strictly anatomic OCT-based classification system.Participants: A panel of vitreoretinal disease experts was the foundation of the International Classification System.Methods: Before the meeting, panel participants were asked to review 11 articles and to complete 3 questionnaires. The articles were preselected based on searches for comprehensive reviews covering diseases of the VMI. Responses to questionnaires and the group's (Read more...)

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