TITLE

A New Technique for Sampling Fluid From the Retro-Silicone Oil Space in Silicone Oil--Filled Eyes

AUTHOR(S)
Talwar, Dinesh; Kulkarni, Amol; Azad, Raj Vardhan; Sharma, Yog Raj; Rajpal
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p149
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A small amount of fluid is usually present in the space between the posterior surface of the silicone oil bubble and the retinal surface in silicone oil-filled eyes. A new technique is described for sampling this fluid using a 27-gauge cannula mounted on an empty tuberculin syringe that is connected to a 10-mL syringe through tubing.
ACCESSION #
20066701

 

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