Steven Gayer, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Repair of Retinal Detachment/Vitrectomy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure The pathogenesis of retinal detachment is varied. Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment occurs upon formation of a tear or hole in the retina that allows vitreous cavity fluid to enter underneath the retina, causing displacement. Exudative detachment is not associated with a tear or hole. Here, subretinal fluid…

Cataract Surgery

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Cataract surgery is considered to be minimally invasive; however, patients are typically elderly or amongst the eldest elderly. They frequently present with a host of concomitant medical issues that may have impact upon perioperative anesthesia management. Key issues associated with cataract surgery include intraocular pressure, the…

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