Microincision vitrectomy blade comparison

Conclusion: Wound closure in porcine eyes was similar with all blades despite differences in incision architecture. Wound leakage occurred at low to moderate infusion pressures with most blades; no wound leakage was observed with ridged MVR blades. Read this original research and sign up to receive Clinical Ophthalmology journal here: http://www.dovepress.com/articles.php?article_id=19214
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Figure 1 Patient receiving microcurrent treatment.

Figure 1 Patient receiving microcurrent treatment.

Figure 6 Dry AMD eyes: total letter change.

Figure 6 Dry AMD eyes: total letter change.

Figure 1 Photographs of blade penetration and observation of wound structure.

Figure 1 Photographs of blade penetration and observation of wound structure.

Figure 2 Definition of the incision thickness and width.

Figure 2 Definition of the incision thickness and width.

Figure 3 High-magnification images of 23-gauge blades near the tip by scanning electron microscopy.

Figure 3 High-magnification images of 23-gauge blades near the tip by scanning electron microscopy.

Figure 4 Incision shape of 23- and 25-gauge blades with straight incision at the entry site.

Figure 4 Incision shape of 23- and 25-gauge blades with straight incision at the entry site.

Figure 5 Incision shape of 23- and 25-gauge blades with oblique incision.

Figure 5 Incision shape of 23- and 25-gauge blades with oblique incision.

Figure 6 Endoscopic view of inner sclerotomy with 23-gauge ridged microvitreoretinal trocar cannula system.

Figure 6 Endoscopic view of inner sclerotomy with 23-gauge ridged microvitreoretinal trocar cannula system.

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