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21st Annual Meeting of the German Retina Society and 8th Symposium of the International Society of Ocular Trauma (ISOT)

German Retina Society
International Society of Ocular Trauma

19.06. - 22.06.2008, Würzburg

Salvaging the unsalvagable

Meeting Abstract

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  • Rupesh V. Agrawal - Hyderabad/India

Retinologische Gesellschaft. International Society of Ocular Trauma. 21. Jahrestagung der Retinologischen Gesellschaft gemeinsam mit dem 8. Symposium der International Society of Ocular Trauma. Würzburg, 19.-22.06.2008. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2008. DocISOTRG2008V033

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Published: June 18, 2008

© 2008 Agrawal.
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Ocular trauma is one of the leading cause of ocular morbidity. Severe ocular trauma can lead to disorganised globe with prolapse and loss of intraocular contents. Prompt and meticulous surgical intervention can help in restoring not only anatomical integrity but also help in getting amubulatory vision for the patient. The video will highlight surgical repair of one such badly traumatized eye which had presented with no perception of light with near total loss of intraocular contents.