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"Vitrectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Removal of the whole or part of the vitreous body in treating endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, intraocular foreign bodies, and some types of glaucoma.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vitrectomy" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Vitrectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.