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Fibrovascular ingrowth and recurrent haemorrhage following diabetic vitrectomy
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    Sequelae of diabetic vitrectomy
    • , Chief, Retina Division
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      • Allan E. Krieger

    The work of West and Gregor again points out the importance of sclerotomy complications following pars plana vitrectomy. They demonstrate that, even in the hands of a skillful and experienced surgeon, vitreous hemorrhage after vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy is common and requires vitreous cavity washout (VCWO) in 12% of cases. In their series, over half of the eyes had detectable fibrovascular...

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