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[L. vitreus, glassy, + Gr. ektome, excision] The surgical removal of the vitreous of the eye. The removed vitreous is replaced, usually with gas or liquid. This process is used to treat epiretinal membranes, macular pucker, macular hole, and other disorders of the retina or the vitreous.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Vitrectomy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748837/all/vitrectomy.
Vitrectomy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748837/all/vitrectomy. Accessed July 19, 2019.
Vitrectomy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748837/all/vitrectomy
Vitrectomy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748837/all/vitrectomy.
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