Anatomical and Visual Results of Transconjunctival Sutureles Vitrectomy Using Subconjunctival Anesthesia Performed on Select Patients Taking Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Agents

Retina, 05/11/2012

Medical disease requiring systemic anticoagulation and antiplatelet (AC/AP) therapy is often present in patients with vitreoretinal disease. Transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomies using subconjunctival anesthesia may be a safe and effective surgical option in select patients in whom cessation of AC/AP and/or delayed ophthalmic intervention is imprudent.

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