Rates and Outcomes for Pars Plana Vitrectomy Following Traumatic Ocular Injury and Initial Globe Repair, a Retrospective Analysis at a Level One Trauma Center
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
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Penetrating and perforating ocular trauma is often devastating and may lead to complete visual loss in the traumatized eye and subsequent compromise of the fellow eye. Repair of any corneoscleral laceration with prompt closure of the globe remains the gold standard in the management of a salvageable eye following penetrating and perforating ocular injuries. However, a significant proportion of traumatic injuries are complex, requiring early vitreoretinal intervention to preserve vision. Unfortunately, despite prompt vitreoretinal intervention, prognosis for vision preservation often remains guarded. A retrospective analysis at a level 1 trauma center was performed to evaluate the time course, rates, and outcomes following pars plana vitrectomy after traumatic ocular injury and initial globe repair.
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