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The Retina Channel Podcast

The Retina Channel is an ophthalmology journal club discussing new scientific articles focused on retina. The target audience are eye care professionals who are interested in the most recent advances in retina.

“Our mission is to facilitate transmission of knowledge from researchers to their target audience.

Sep 15, 2022

Dr. J. Fernando Arevalo discusses results of an international multicenter study that compared surgical success rates of vitrectomy vs vitrectomy + scleral buckle to repair retinal detachments due to giant retinal tears. The study collected 200 patients data over a 12 year period.

Referenced article:

Ong SS, Ahmed I, Gonzales A, Al-Fakhri AS, Al-Subaie HF, Al-Qhatani FS, Alsulaiman SM, Mura M, Maia M, Kondo Kuroiwa DA, Maia NT, Berrocal MH, Wu L, Zas M, Francos JP, Cubero-Parra JM, Arsiwala LT, Handa JT, Arevalo JF. Vitrectomy versus Vitrectomy with Scleral Buckling in the Treatment of Giant Retinal Tear Related Retinal Detachments: An International Multicenter Study. Ophthalmol Retina. 2022 Jul;6(7):595-606. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2022.03.004. Epub 2022 Mar 15. PMID: 35304304.