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Vitrectomy and gas for inferior break retinal detachments: are the results comparable to vitrectomy, gas, and scleral buckle?
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    Authors' reply to Madhusudhana

    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr Madhusudhana for drawing our attention to an error in our recent publication.[1] The correct Venn diagram showing the distribution of retinal breaks in detached retina is available here as a PDF (printer friendly file). Correct Venn Diagram


    1. L Wickham, M Connor, and G W Aylward Vitr...

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    Vitrectomy with and without scleral buckle for inferior retinal detachment
    • Dennis S.C. Lam, Professor and Doctor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Yolanda Y.Y. Kwong, C.W. Tsang, Wico W. Lai, and Dennis S.C. Lam

    Dear Editor

    In the article presented by Wickham and associates,[1] the authors compared vitrectomy and gas for treating inferior break retinal detachments with vitrectomy, gas and scleral buckle. The study showed no significant difference in the final outcome between the two groups. While vitrectomy and gas for inferior break retinal detachments appears promising, there are several issues that we would like to ra...

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    Possible error in Venn Diagram

    Dear Editor

    We read the interesting article by L Wickham and associates, “Vitrectomy and gas for inferior break retinal detachments: are the results comparable to vitrectomy, gas and scleral buckle?” [1]. They have compared the results of vitrectomy and gas without scleral buckle (Group A) with, vitrectomy and gas with scleral buckle (Group B) for inferior break retinal detachments. We would like to point out to a...

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