Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 89-91

Spectral domain optical coherence tomography used to view and quantify choroidal vascular congestion in new subretinal fluid following encircling scleral buckling


1 Department of Ophthalmology, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
3 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

Correspondence Address:
Mohamed Haji
Department of Ophthalmology, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2320-3846.147027

Rights and Permissions

Known complications of scleral buckling surgery for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment include choroidal detachment, vortex vein compression and anterior segment ischemia. Post-operative persistent subretinal fluid following scleral buckling surgery is thought to occur in as many as 55% of cases. Likely mechanisms include impaired retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) function, altered subretinal fluid composition, choroidal ischemia, incomplete drainage of subretinal fluid and altered choroidal blood flow. Indocyanine green (ICG) angiography, laser Doppler velocimetry and scanning laser Doppler flowmetry have showed altered choroidal blood flow, pulsatile ocular blood flow and choroidal venous drainage after scleral buckling.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2643    
    Printed110    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded221    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal