Retinopexia pneumática: quando e onde

Retinopexia pneumática: quando e onde


Jaime Roizenblatt,
Vital Paulino Costa


Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.55 no.2 São Paulo mar./abr. 1992


The authors analise the results of pneumatic retinopexy in 23 eyes of 23 patients, as well as its complications and indications. They compare the efficacy of the procedure in a group of patients who fullfilled the criteria of indication inicially proposed for the method (Group I) to a group where the indication was not classical (Group II). They conclude that pneumatic retinopexy is a highly efficient procedure in well indicated cases (90% of success in Group I) and suggest precaution in patients with a long history, with vitreo retinal proliferation, or who present ruptures in the inferior retina.


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