posterior vitrectomy

pos·te·ri·or vi·trec·to·my

removal of the posterior cortical vitreous; sometimes the preretinal membranes are removed.
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All patients underwent an AGV insertion, together with transscleral suture-fixated PCIOL (either via anterior segment or posterior vitrectomy).
A total of 63 patients scheduled for 23 G posterior vitrectomy without scleral buckling procedures were included in the study.
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