Preparation of the Patient for Vitrectomy Surgery

  • Harry W. FlynnJr.
Conference paper
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)


Following the preoperative evaluation, preparation is started for vitreous surgery. This preparation includes a discussion regarding the benefits and risks of vitreous surgery (informed consent), selection of anesthesia, and medical consultation in many cases. This review will discuss the special preparations required for vitreous surgery.


Nurse Anesthetist Vitreous Surgery Preoperative Medication Intra Venous Sedation Anesthesia 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry W. FlynnJr.
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  1. 1.The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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