Journal article icon

Journal article

Vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling versus vitrectomy with no peeling for idiopathic full-thickness macular hole (FTMH)

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Several observational studies have suggested the potential benefit of internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling to treat idiopathic full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). However, no strong evidence is available on the potential benefit(s) of this surgical manoeuvre and uncertainty remains among vitreoretinal surgeons about the indication for peeling the ILM, whether to use it in all cases or in long-standing and/or larger holes.  OBJECTIVES: To determine whether ILM peeling improves...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1002/14651858.CD009306.pub2

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2011
Issue:
9
Article number:
CD009306
Publication date:
2013-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
449486
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:449486
UUID:
uuid:c7026f12-03fd-4581-8c7e-3ade44a0f21c
Local pid:
pubs:449486
Deposit date:
2014-02-26

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP