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88th Retinal Detachment Course

THURSDAY 26 MAY | 08.30 – 16.00 | Venue: Westminster (Level 4)

Primary Retinal Detachment
(Diagnostics & Options for Repair): The Diabetic Eye

08.30 - WELCOME
I. Kreissig GERMANY

1. Diagnostics: Rhegmatogenous Primary Retinal Detachment

Moderators: I. Kreissig GERMANY, H. Lincoff USA

1.1 The 4 Rules to find the primary break
I. Kreissig GERMANY

1.2 A detachment without a break: What to try first?
S. Mennel GERMANY

2. Cerclage with drainage

2.1 A look at cerclage after 50 years
H. Lincoff USA

3. Minimal segmental buckling with sponge (s) without drainage

3.1 Indications, optimal tamponade of break(s), video of surgery, longterm results
T. Boeker GERMANY

3.2 Differential diagnosis of residual fluid
F. Schlichtenbrede GERMANY

4. Minimal segmental buckling with Temp . Buckle without drainage

4.1 Application, indications, video of surgery, longterm results
I. Kreissig GERMANY

5. Gas Operations

5.1 Perfluorocarbon gases: Physical properties; application for difficult retinal tears
V. Ferrara ITALY

5.2 Pneumatic retinopexy for uncomplicated detachments
W. Mieler USA

10:55 Break

11:15

6. Primary Vitrectomy

Moderators: B. Aylward UK, F. LaFranco USA

6.1 Rationale, indications, longterm results
F. LaFranco USA

7. Minimal segmental buckling for complicated detachments

7.1 Reoperation: The 4 Rules to find the undetected break
I. Kreissig GERMANY

7.2 How to minimize risk of PVR
G. Richard GERMANY

7.3 PVR-C1/C2 detachments. Try buckling first: Longterm visual results
F. LaFranco USA

8. Fellow eye of retinal detachment

Moderators: G. Richard GERMANY, N. Sivkova BULGARIA

8.1 Lattice degeneration and breaks in fellow eye: What to do or not do?
B. Aylward UK

9. Vitrectomy for vitreoretinal problems

9.1 Vitrectomy for severe PVR: Indications, video, complications, results
U. Mester GERMANY

9.2 20-, 23-, 25-gauge vitrectomy: Indications, video, complications, results
J. Schmidt GERMANY

13:00 Group Photo

13:15 Lunch

14:15

10. The Diabetic Eye

Moderators: T. Boeker GERMANY, S. Mennel GERMANY

10.1 Classification of diabetic retinopathy
U. Vossmerbaeumer GERMANY

10.2 Diabetic macular edema: What to do and when?
B. Stoffelns GERMANY

10.3 Differential diagnosis of retinal “elevations” in the diabetic eye
N. Sivkova BULGARIA

10.4 Vitrectomy in the diabetic eye: Rationale, indications, longterm results
P. Stanga UK

11. Comparison of present techni ques for repair of primary retinal detachment

11.1 Temporary balloon buckle vs pneumatic retinopexy vs segmental buckling vs primary vitrectomy
T. Boeker GERMANY

12. Ambulatory Binocular Occlusion: when to do ?

H. Lincoff USA

13. Case Presentations

Moderator: I. Kreissig GERMANY
Organizer: T. Boeker GERMANY

Panel:
B. Aylward UK
B. Corcostegui SPAIN
V. Ferrara ITALY
F. LaFranco USA
H. Lincoff USA
S. Mennel GERMANY
U. Mester GERMANY
W. Mieler USA
G. Richard GERMANY
J. Schmidt GERMANY
N. Sivkova BULGARIA

Cases:
S. Beutelspacher GERMANY
M. Engelbert USA
N. Sivkova BULGARIA
U. Vossmerbaeumer GERMANY
Participants

14. Distribution of Diplomas

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