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The Macula pp 201-206 | Cite as

Vitrectomy in eyes with diabetic macular edema

  • Ulrike Stolba
  • I. Krebs
  • S. Binder
  • B. Neumaier
  • S. Brunner
  • T. Anaoko-Mensah

Abstract

Macular edema is the leading cause of visual impairment in patients with diabetic retinopathy [1, 2]. The mechanism of diffuse macular edema includes leckage from the abnormal retinal capillaries and microaneurysms [1] and tractional forces at the vitreoretinal interface [3].

Keywords

Macular Edema Diabetic Macular Edema Cystoid Macular Edema Posterior Vitreous Detachment Hard Exudate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrike Stolba
    • 1
  • I. Krebs
    • 1
  • S. Binder
    • 1
  • B. Neumaier
    • 1
  • S. Brunner
    • 1
  • T. Anaoko-Mensah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyRudolf Foundation Hospital, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Retinology and Biomicroscopical Laser SurgeryViennaAustria

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