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Novel Vicryl Releasable Suture Technique to Close Leaking Sclerotomies in a Transconjunctival Vitrectomy

Arana, Luís Augusto, MD, PhD*,†; Moreira, Ana Tereza Ramos, MD, PhD*,†; Grandinetti, Alexandre Achile, MD, PhD; Moreira, Hamilton, MD, PhD; Moreria, Carlos Augusto Jr, MD, PhD*,†

Section Editor(s): Williams, George A.

doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002115
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*Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil; and

Hospital de Olhos do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil.

Reprint requests: Luís Augusto Arana, MD, PhD, Rua Professor Francisco Basseti Junior 351, Curitiba, PR 82025280, Brazil; e-mail:

None of the authors has any financial/conflicting interests to disclose.

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The authors alone are responsible for the content and writing of the article. This manuscript is a part of Dr. Arana's PhD thesis from the Graduate Clinical Surgical Program of Federal University of Parana.

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