Comparative Study 27G Vitrectomy vs Larger Gauge Surgery

  • End date
    Jun 1, 2021
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Updated on 26 January 2021


Two-arm, mono-center, prospective, interventional comparative case study to compare postoperative recovery between the 27G and larger gauge surgical approach.

Condition Vitreoretinal Surgery, surgery, vitreoretinal
Treatment vitrectomy (27G gauge or larger needle)
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04412525
SponsorUniversitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Last Modified on26 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Is your age greater than or equal to 18 yrs?
Gender: Male or Female
Do you have Vitreoretinal Surgery?
Do you have any of these conditions: surgery, vitreoretinal or Vitreoretinal Surgery?
Patients aged over 18
No prior vitrectomy surgery in the study eye (for the same eye)
No prior inclusion in this trial
Scheduled for vitrectomy for floater removal or macular surgery (including macular holes) without endotamponades such as PFCL, Gas, Silicone oil). (Air tamponade is allowed )

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with serious heart, lung, liver, or kidney dysfunction
Patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy, endophthalmitis, uveitis, eyes with refraction >+5D or exceeding -8D , or other eye disease that impacts the outcome of vitrectomy surgery
Patients with HIV
Patients with history of drug abuse or alcoholism
Patients participating in other drug or medical device clinical trials before screening for this trial
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