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Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract

  1. Diana V Do1,*,
  2. Stephen Gichuhi2,
  3. Satyanarayana S Vedula3,
  4. Barbara S Hawkins4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 22 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006366.pub3


How to Cite

Do DV, Gichuhi S, Vedula SS, Hawkins BS. Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006366. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006366.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

  2. 2

    University of Nairobi, Department of Ophthalmology, Nairobi, Kenya

  3. 3

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  4. 4

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

*Diana V Do, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 3902 Leavenworth Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68105, USA. diana.do@unmc.edu.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

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References

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies excluded from this review
  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Ahmadieh 2005 {published data only}
  • Ahmadieh H, Moradian S, Faghihi H, Parvaresh MM, Ghanbari H, Mehryar M, et al. Anatomic and visual outcomes of scleral buckling versus primary vitrectomy in pseudophakic and aphakic retinal detachment: six-month follow-up results of a single operation--report no. 1. Ophthalmology 2005;112(8):1421-9.
Asaria 2001 {published data only}
  • Asaria RH, Kon CH, Bunce C, Charteris DG, Wong D, Khaw PT, et al. Adjuvant 5-fluorouracil and heparin prevents proliferative vitreoretinopathy: results from a randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial. Ophthalmology 2001;108(7):1179-83.
Batman 1999 {published data only}
  • Batman C, Cekic O. Vitrectomy with silicone oil or long-acting gas in eyes with giant retinal tears: long-term follow-up of a randomized clinical trial. Retina 1999;19(3):188-92.
Blankenship 1980 {published data only}
  • Blankenship GW. The lens influence on diabetic vitrectomy results. Report of a prospective randomized study. Archives of Ophthalmology 1980;98(12):2196-8.
DRVS 1985 {published data only}
  • The Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Research Group. Early vitrectomy for severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy in eyes with useful vision. Results of a randomized trial--Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Report 3. The Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Research Group. Ophthalmology 1988;95(10):1307-20.
  • The Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Research Group. Early vitrectomy for severe vitreous hemorrhage in diabetic retinopathy. Four-year results of a randomized trial: Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Report 5. Archives of Ophthalmology 1990;108(7):958-64.
  • The Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Research Group. Early vitrectomy for severe vitreous hemorrhage in diabetic retinopathy. Two-year results of a randomized trial. Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study report 2. The Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Study Research Group. Archives of Ophthalmology 1985;103(11):1644-52.
Ehud 1988 {published data only}
  • Ehud A, Varda C, Joseph M, Giora T. Management of complicated retinal detachment by vitrectomy and silicone oil injection. Metabolic, Pediatric, and Systemic Ophthalmology 1988;11(1-2):63-6.
Ezra 2004 {published data only}
  • Ezra E, Gregor ZJ. Surgery for idiopathic full-thickness macular hole: two-year results of a randomized clinical trial comparing natural history, vitrectomy, and vitrectomy plus autologous serum: Morfields Macular Hole Study Group RAeport no. 1. Archives of Ophthalmology 2004;122(2):224-36.
Freeman 1997 {published data only}
  • Freeman WR, Azen SP, Kim JW, el-Haig W, Mishell DR 3rd, Bailey I. Vitrectomy for the treatment of full-thickness stage 3 or 4 macular holes. Results of a multicentered randomized clinical trial. The Vitrectomy for Treatment of Macular Hole Study Group. Archives of Ophthalmology 1997;115(1):11-21.
Haimann 1984 {published data only}
  • Haimann MH, Abrams GW. Prevention of lens opacification during diabetic vitrectomy. Ophthalmology 1984;91(2):116-21.
Silicone Study 1992 {published data only}
  • Abrams GW, Azen SP, McCuen BW 2nd, Flynn HW Jr, Lai MY, Ryan SJ. Vitrectomy with silicone oil or long-acting gas in eyes with severe proliferative vitreoretinopathy: results of additional and long-term follow-up. Silicone Study report 11. Archives of Ophthalmology 1997;115(3):335-44.
  • Anonymous. Vitrectomy with silicone oil or perfluoropropane gas in eyes with severe proliferative vitreoretinopathy: results of a randomized clinical trial. Silicone Study Report 2. Archives of Ophthalmology 1992;110(6):780-92.
  • Anonymous. Vitrectomy with silicone oil or sulfur hexafluoride gas in eyes with severe proliferative vitreoretinopathy: results of a randomized clinical trial. Silicone Study Report 1. Archives of Ophthalmology 1992;110(6):770-9.

Additional references

  1. References to studies excluded from this review
  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Ahfat 2003
Barañano 2007
  • Barañano AE, Wu J, Mazhar K, Azen SP, Varma R, Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group. Visual acuity outcomes after cataract extraction in adult Latinos. The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Ophthalmology 2008;115(5):815-21.
Benson 1988
  • Benson WE. Vitrectomy in clinical ophthalmology. In: Duane TD editor(s). Duane's Clinical Ophthalmology. Vol. 5, Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1988:15-7.
Bird 1995
  • Bird AC, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Chisholm IH, Coscas G, Davis MD, et al. An international classification and grading system for age-related maculopathy and age-related macular degeneration. The International ARM Epidemiological Study Group. Survey of Ophthalmology 1995;39(5):367-74.
Biro 2002
Cheng 2001
  • Cheng L, Azen SP, El-Bradey MH, Scholz BM, Chaidhawangul S, Toyoguchi M, et al. Duration of vitrectomy and postoperative cataract in the vitrectomy for macular hole study. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2001;132(6):881-7.
Cherfan 1991
  • Cherfan GM, Michels RG, de Bustros S, Enger C, Glaser BM. Nuclear sclerotic cataract after vitrectomy for idiopathic epiretinal membranes causing macular pucker. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1991;111(4):434-8.
de Bustros 1988
  • de Bustros S, Thompson JT, Michels RG, Enger C, Rice TA, Glaser BM. Nuclear sclerosis after vitrectomy for idiopathic epiretinal membrane. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1988;105(2):160-4.
ETDRS 1991
  • Anonymous. Fundus photographic risk factors for progression of diabetic retinopathy. ETDRS report number 12. Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study Research Group. Ophthalmology 1991;98(Suppl 5):823-33.
Higgins 2011a
  • Higgins JPT, Altman DG, Sterne JAC (editors). Chapter 8: Assessing risk of bias in included studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0 (updated March 2011). The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.
Higgins 2011b
  • Higgins JPT, Deeks JJ, Altman DG (editors). Chapter 16: Special topics in statistics. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors), Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0 (updated March 2011). The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.
Holekamp 2005
  • Holekamp NM, Shui YB, Beebe DC. Vitrectomy surgery increases oxygen exposure to the lens: a possible mechanism for nuclear cataract formation. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2005;139(2):302-10.
Machemer 1971
  • Machemer R, Buettner H, Norton EWD, Parel JM. Vitrectomy: A pars plana approach. Transactions of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology 1971;75(4):813-20.
Melberg 1995
  • Melberg NS, Thomas MA. Nuclear sclerotic cataract after vitrectomy in patients under 50 years of age. Ophthalmology 1995;102(10):1466-71.
Ogura 1991
  • Ogura Y, Takanashi T, Ishigooka H, Ogino N. Quantitative analysis of lens changes after vitrectomy by fluorophotometry. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1991;111(2):179-83.
Palmquist 1988
  • Palmquist BM, Philipson B, Fagerholm P. Nuclear cataract - a microradiographic study. Acta Ophthalmologica 1988;66(6):671-7.
RevMan 2013
  • The Nordic Cochrane Centre, The Cochrane Collaboration. Review Manager (RevMan). 5.2. Copenhagen: The Nordic Cochrane Centre, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2013.
SST 2004a
  • Hawkins BS, Bressler NM, Miskala PH, Bressler SB, Holekamp NM, Marsh MJ, et al. Surgery for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration: ophthalmic findings: SST report no.11. Ophthalmology 2004;111(11):1967-80.
SST 2004b
  • Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Childs AL, Haller JA, Hawkins BS, Lewis H, et al. Surgery for hemorrhagic choroidal neovascular lesions of age-related macular degeneration: Ophthalmic findings. SST report no. 13. Ophthalmology 2004;111(11):1993-2006.
SST 2004c
  • Hawkins BS, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Davidorf FH, Hoskins JC, Marsh MJ, et al. Surgical removal vs observation for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization, either associated with the ocular histoplasmosis syndrome or idiopathic: I. Ophthalmic findings from a randomized clinical trial: Submacular Surgery Trials (SST) Group H Trial: SST Report No. 9. Archives of Ophthalmology 2004;122(11):1597-611.

References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies excluded from this review
  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Do 2007
  • Do DV, Hawkins BS, Gichuhi S. Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1, Issue 2007. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006366]
Do 2008