CONTINUOUS SCLERAL DRAINAGE IN VITRECTOMY FOR BULLOUS RETINAL DETACHMENTYamakiri, Keita MD; Uchino, Eisuke MD; Sakamoto, Taiji MDRetinal Cases and Brief Reports: April 2007 - Volume 1 - Issue 2 - p 104-105 doi: 10.1097/01.ICB.0000264813.76557.79 Articles In Brief Author Information Scleral drainage was left unclosed and simultaneous infusion with a balanced salt solution done in vitrectomy for bullous retinal detachment. Subretinal fluid was drained through this site and the retina was kept flat through the vitrectomy, which greatly facilitated surgical maneuvers. Retinal reattachment was achieved in 10 of 10 eyes in a single operation per eye. From the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan. Reprint requests: Taiji Sakamoto, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, 8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan; e-mail:email@example.com © 2007 Ophthalmic Communications Society, Inc.