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Long-term visual results after vitrectomy in diabetic macular edema

  • Gerhard Kieselbach
  • F. Kralinger
  • M. Pedri
  • J. Troger
  • M. T. Kralinger


Since the introduction of lasercoagulation, therapy of diabetic macular edema, which is the most frequent cause for loss of vision in diabetic patients, had become possible. The accumulation of intraretinal fluid due to hyperpermeability of the retinal vasculature may lead to focal, diffuse and cystoid edema [1].


Visual Acuity Macular Edema Diabetic Macular Edema Cystoid Macular Edema Posterior Vitreous Detachment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Kieselbach
    • 1
  • F. Kralinger
    • 2
  • M. Pedri
    • 1
  • J. Troger
    • 1
  • M. T. Kralinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Ophthalmic ClinicUniversity InnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Trauma Surgery ClinicUniversity InnsbruckAustria

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