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Table 1 Study procedures

From: Versatility of use of fibrin glue in wound closure and vitreo-retinal surgery

Procedure Number of patients Number of eyes Tamponade Gauge
Proliferative diabetic retinopathy (either vitrectomy or combined surgery—phacoemulsification, implant of intraocular lens and vitrectomy) 86 142 SO 1000cs-46
SO 5000cs-48
SF6 gas-32
C3F8 gas-1
Air-4
BSS-11
20G-93
23G-49
Regmatogenus retinal detachment (either vitrectomy or combined surgery—phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implant and vitrectomy or lensectomy and vitrectomy) 35 36 SO 1000cs-8
SO 5000cs-6
SF6 gas-14
C3F8 gas-5
Heavy silicon oil-3
20G-15
23G-20
Macular hole (either vitrectomy or combined surgery—phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implant and vitrectomy) 28 28 SF6 gas-28 20G-11
23G-17
Epiretinal membrane (either vitrectomy or combined surgery—phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implant and vitrectomy) 18 19 Air-8
BSS-6
SF6-5
20G-12
23G-7
Silicon extraction 15 15 BSS-12
Air-3
Silicon oil 5000cs-1
20 G-15
Nucleus luxation 11 11 BSS-9
Air-2
20 G-8
23 G-3
Luxation of intraocular lens 9 9 BSS-7
Air-1
SO 5000cs-1
20G-8
23G-1
Penetrating trauma
Intraocular foreign body (4)
6 6 SO 5000cs-3
SF6 gas-1
C3F8 gas-1
Air-1
20G 20
Combined surgery (cataract phacoemulsification + vitrectomy + Ahmed valve implantation) 3 5 SO 1000cs-2
SO5000cs-1
BSS-2
20G-4
23G-1
Macular detachment associated to optic pit 1 1 C3F8 gas-1 23G
Vitreous biopsy 1 1 BSS-1 23G
Giant retinal tear 1 1 SO1000cs 20G
  1. SO silicon oil, BSS balanced-saline solution, SF6 sulfur hexafluoride, C3F8 octafluoropropane, CS centistokes, G gauge