International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020


Clinical Study on Visual Outcome in Vitreous Haemorrhage in Diabetic Patients Underwent Early Vitrectomy

Dr. Kabita Bora [5] | Dr. Abdul Latif [2] | Dr. Vajinder Singh [2]


Abstract: Introduction: Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study (DRVS) has shown a clear benefit from earlier surgery in patients with PDR presenting with vitreous hemorrhage. Since the publication of the DRVS report, there is a trend toward early vitrectomy for diabetic vitreous hemorrhage. Purpose: To study the visual outcome of vitreous hemorrhage in diabetic patients with PDR who have undergone early surgical intervention in form of vitrectomy with endolaser. Methods: In this prospective, non-comparative, interventional, hospital-based study 10 eyes of 10 diabetic patients with PDR with vitreous hemorrhage were operated within 3 months of onset of hemorrhage, between March 2018 - October 2018. They underwent early vitrectomy in the form of 23G pars plana vitrectomy with argon green endo laser. Patients were followed up for 6 months. Visual outcome at the end of 6 months, depending upon macular status visual improvement was assessed with snellen's chart. Results: Number of patients with 6/60 vision were -3, with 6/36 vision was-1, 6/18 were 1 and with 6/12 was 1 and 6/9 were 3 at the end of 6 months. Conclusion: With early intervention good vision can be achieved in PDR patients with vitreous hemorrhage.


Keywords: Diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous haemorrhage, pars plana vitrectomy


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020,


Pages: 1092 - 1094


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Dr. Kabita Bora, Dr. Abdul Latif, Dr. Vajinder Singh, "Clinical Study on Visual Outcome in Vitreous Haemorrhage in Diabetic Patients Underwent Early Vitrectomy", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020, pp. 1092-1094, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20318213944

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