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

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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...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.CD009306.pub2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, CSM
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John Wiley and Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2011
Issue:
9
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Article: CD009306
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1469-493X
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uuid:c7026f12-03fd-4581-8c7e-3ade44a0f21c
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449486
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pubs:449486

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