Table 1

Exclusion criteria

Exclusion criteriaNumber of patients
Retinal tear or hole without RD173
Recurrent RD that required more than one surgery100
Unclear time of onset of central vision loss73
Other types of RD (tractional or exudative)67
Trauma-related RD47
Less than 1 month follow-up46
Posterior vitreous detachment without RD38
Other diseases (advanced AMD, BRVO, CRVO, dense ERM, dense vitreous haemorrhage, diabetic macular oedema, ischaemic optic neuropathy, subretinal haemorrhage, vitreomacular traction)34
Treatment performed at outside hospitals23
Lens pathology (dense cataract, posterior capsular opacity, dislocated IOL)15
Non-communicative patients8
End-stage glaucoma7
Macular hole7
Chronic RD greater than 6 weeks6
Other congenital conditions (coloboma, Stickler syndrome, microphthalmia)5
Corneal diseases (keratoconus, central corneal ulcer)4
Choroidal detachment and haemorrhage2
Posterior uveitis2
  • AMD, age-related macular degeneration; BRVO, branch retinal vein occlusion; CRVO, central retinal vein occlusion; ERM, epiretinal membrane; IOL, intraocular lens; RD, retinal detachment.