vitrectomy


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vit·rec·to·my

 (vĭ-trĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vit·rec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the vitreous humor from the eyeball.

vitrectomy

(vɪˈtrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of the vitreous fluid from the eye
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Noun1.vitrectomy - a surgical procedure that removes the vitreous humor and replace it with saline solution
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
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vi·trec·to·my

n. vitrectomía, extirpación de todo o parte del humor vítreo del ojo. Se recomienda a veces en casos avanzados de retinopatía proliferativa diabética.
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Caroline, a project manager, had the vitrectomy with specialist eye hospital group Optegra.
This fifth edition adds new chapters on the constellation vitrectomy system, retinal complications of permanent keratoprosthesis, and anti-VEGF therapy.
These eyes were subjected to broad buckling, three port pars-plana vitrectomy and vitreo-retinal surgery.
Guillory performed an anterior vitrectomy to remove the vitreous and lens fragments.
Vitrectomy may also be combined with this procedure to relieve any fraction, which threatens the macula, and to remove blood from any previous vitreous haemorrhage
D'Amico has revealed that there are three surgical options that can be used to treat retinal detachment, namely scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, and vitrectomy
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