Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1992;33(2):154-158.
Published online February 1, 1992.
Outcome of Vitrectomy on Vitreoretinal Pathologies due to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion.
Hakyung Kim, Seong Rak Kim
Department of Ophthalmology, KangNam Sacred Heart Hospital, College Medicine, Hallym University, Korea.
망막 분지정맥 폐색증에 대한 초자체수술의 성적
김성락(Seong Rak Kim),김하경(Ha Kyung Kim)
32 eyes with vitroretinal pathologies caused by branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) under went pars plana vitrectomy. Visual acuity was restored postoperatively in 28 of 32 eyes (87.5%). Visual acuity was restored in 19 of 19 eyes (100%) with vitreous opacity only, in 5 of 6 eyes (83.3%) with fibrous proliferation and in 4 of 7 eyes (57.1%) with retinal detachment. Regarding final visual acuity. 78.1% showed 0.1 or better, and 43.8% showed 0.5 or better Among the complications. surgically induced retinal detachment showed the worst prognosis.
Key Words: Branch retinal vein occlusion;Vitrectomy;Visual acuity

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