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A New Concept for an Atraumatic Foreign-Body Microextractor for Vitreous Surgery

A New Concept for an Atraumatic Foreign-Body Microextractor for Vitreous Surgery Abstract • A new concept of a foreign-body microextractor is introduced. The holding part consists of flexible, silicone-covered, looplike branches that adapt to the form of the foreign body and surround it completely, so a safe extraction through the scleral incision is guaranteed. References 1. Charles S: Illuminated intraocular foreign body forceps for vitreous surgery . Arch Ophthalmol 1981;99:1399.Crossref 2. Heimann K, Neubauer H, Paulmann H, et al: Pars plana vitrectomy after intraocular foreign bodies . Mod Probl Ophthalmol 1979;20:247-255. 3. Machemer R, Aaberg TM: Indikationen am hinteren Augenabschnitt , in Glaskörperchirurgie-Vitrektomie . Bern, Switzerland, Hans Huber, 1981, p 1140. 4. Michels RG: Surgical management of nonmagnetic foreign bodies . Arch Ophthalmol 1975;93:1003-1006.Crossref 5. Neubauer H: Der nichtmagnetische Fremdkörper , in Intraokulare Fremdkörper und Metallose . München, JF Bergmann, West Germany, 1977, pp 343-355. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

A New Concept for an Atraumatic Foreign-Body Microextractor for Vitreous Surgery

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 100 (12) – Dec 1, 1982

A New Concept for an Atraumatic Foreign-Body Microextractor for Vitreous Surgery

Abstract

Abstract • A new concept of a foreign-body microextractor is introduced. The holding part consists of flexible, silicone-covered, looplike branches that adapt to the form of the foreign body and surround it completely, so a safe extraction through the scleral incision is guaranteed. References 1. Charles S: Illuminated intraocular foreign body forceps for vitreous surgery . Arch Ophthalmol 1981;99:1399.Crossref 2. Heimann K, Neubauer H, Paulmann H, et al: Pars plana vitrectomy after...
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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1982 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1982.01030040952018
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Abstract

Abstract • A new concept of a foreign-body microextractor is introduced. The holding part consists of flexible, silicone-covered, looplike branches that adapt to the form of the foreign body and surround it completely, so a safe extraction through the scleral incision is guaranteed. References 1. Charles S: Illuminated intraocular foreign body forceps for vitreous surgery . Arch Ophthalmol 1981;99:1399.Crossref 2. Heimann K, Neubauer H, Paulmann H, et al: Pars plana vitrectomy after intraocular foreign bodies . Mod Probl Ophthalmol 1979;20:247-255. 3. Machemer R, Aaberg TM: Indikationen am hinteren Augenabschnitt , in Glaskörperchirurgie-Vitrektomie . Bern, Switzerland, Hans Huber, 1981, p 1140. 4. Michels RG: Surgical management of nonmagnetic foreign bodies . Arch Ophthalmol 1975;93:1003-1006.Crossref 5. Neubauer H: Der nichtmagnetische Fremdkörper , in Intraokulare Fremdkörper und Metallose . München, JF Bergmann, West Germany, 1977, pp 343-355.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 1982

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