Episode 47: Masterpiece Retina Redux with Drs. Will Parke and Ajay Kuriyan

Drs. David Wilkin Parke III of VitreoRetinal Surgery PA and Ajay Kuriyan of University of Rochester join Jay to review some historically relevant articles in the second edition of Masterpiece Retina. Topics covered include influence of industry-sponsorship in abstract conclusions, the incidence of retinal detachment in fellow eyes, the natural history of asymptomatic retinal breaks, and management of retinal tears with ultrasound-guided cryotherapy in the presence of vitreous hemorrhage. Articles and the timepoints are listed below:

02:45 Discrepancy between results and abstract conclusions in industry- vs nonindustry-funded studies comparing topical prostaglandins (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18760766)

11:00 The fellow eye of patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15019329)

15:47 What happens to untreated asymptomatic retinal breaks, and are they affected by posterior vitreous detachment? (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9627655)

19:42 Ultrasound guided cryotherapy for retinal tears in patients with opaque ocular media (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10917682)

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