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Interventions for prevention of giant retinal tear in the fellow eye.

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BACKGROUND: A giant retinal tear is a full-thickness retinal break that extends circumferentially around the retina for 90 degrees or more in the presence of a posteriorly detached vitreous. It causes significant visual morbidity from retinal detachment and proliferative vitreoretinopathy. The fellow eye of patients who have had a spontaneous giant retinal tear has an increased risk of developing a giant retinal tear, a retinal detachment or both. Interventions such as 360-degree encircling ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD006909
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
236761
Language:
English
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pubs:236761
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uuid:1c4932a9-82b7-4fe9-9536-bb3fa839ec44
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pubs:236761
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2013-11-16

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