Face-down positioning or posturing after vitrectomy for macula-involving rhegmatogenous retinal detachments

Timothy Fung*, Noemi Lois, David M. Wright, Su Hsun Liu, Tom Williamson

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Objectives: This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:. The primary objective of this review is to determine whether face-down positioning reduces the risk of retinal displacement following pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and gas tamponade for macula-involving rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD).

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD015514
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank Lori Rosman, Information Specialist for Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV)@US, who created the electronic search strategies. We also thank Genie Han and Louis Leslie, Assistant Managing Editors for CEV@US; Anupa Shah, Managing Editor for CEV@UK, for support and guidance in preparation of this review. We would also like to thank the following peer reviewers for their comments: Raphael Killian (University of Verona), Henry Jampel (Johns Hopkins University), and Andrew Eller (University of Pittsburgh) for the review protocol. This review update was managed by CEV@US and was signed off for publication by Tianjing Li and Gianni Virgili.

Funding Information:
The work of Gianni Virgili, Co-ordinating Editor for Cochrane Eyes and Vision, is funded by the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Funding Information:
Cochrane Eyes and Vision US Project, supported by grant UG1EY020522 (PI: Tianjing Li, MD, MHS, PhD) Public HealthAgency, UK The HSC Research and Development (R&D) Division of the Public Health Agency funds the Cochrane Eyes and Vision editorial base at Queen's University Belfast. Queen’sUniversity Belfast, UK

Publisher Copyright:
Copyright © 2022 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)


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