Gas Tamponade for Prevention of Postoperative Vitreous Hemorrhage in Diabetics

  • End date
    Jun 1, 2024
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Rush Eye Associates
Updated on 19 March 2021
vitreous hemorrhage


Subjects undergo vitreous substitution with either SF6 gas or fluid during vitrectomy.


Hypothesis: Subjects undergoing vitreous substitution with 30% SF6 gas during vitrectomy will have fewer postoperative vitreous hemorrhages compared to control subjects

Randomization: Subjects will be randomized according to a coin toss during PPV: heads undergo 30% SF6 gas tamponade, tails undergo vitreous substitution with fluid

Condition Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Treatment SF6, Fluid, Fluid
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04380077
SponsorRush Eye Associates
Last Modified on19 March 2021


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