INTRAOPERATIVE BREAKAGE OF A REUSED 25 GAUGE ILM PEELING FÓRCEPS a case report

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Madhurima Roy, Dr http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4228-2005 Sangeeta Roy, Dr Aniruddha Maiti, Dr Nishita Yadav, Dr

Abstract

A 59 years male presented with painless diminution of vision in right eye for 4 months. His vision was 20/100 in right eye and 20/30 in left eye. Fundus examination revealed epiretinal membrane  in right eye with central macular thickness of 747 μm for which he underwent 25 guage pars plana vitrectomy. Intraoperatively after internal limiting membrane peeling, during removal of the pieces of the membrane from the forceps with the endoilluminator pipe, accidentally one blade from the tip of ILM peeling forceps broke. In this report, we describe first case of inadvertent intraoperative fracture of 25- gauge Grieshaber DSP End-Grasping ILM forceps in a case of ERM who underwent vitrectomy and removal of ERM with successful removal of fractured tip of ILM forceps.

Keywords

Epiretinal membrane, 25 guage ILM peeling forceps, fracture

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ROY, Madhurima et al. INTRAOPERATIVE BREAKAGE OF A REUSED 25 GAUGE ILM PEELING FÓRCEPS. International Journal of Retina, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 178, sep. 2021. ISSN 2614-8536. Available at: <https://www.ijretina.com/index.php/ijretina/article/view/166>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.35479/ijretina.2021.vol004.iss002.166.
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Case Report

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