Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

CRYOEXTRACTION

CRYOEXTRACTION This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor. —In the Archives of Ophthalmology, vol 87, February 1972, there is an editorial by Dr. D. G. Durham entitled "A Hazard of Cryoextraction" (pp 117-118) and an article, "Electrical Hazards of Cryoextraction" (pp 225-227) by Drs. J. D. Wirtschafter and K. K. Sohmer.The Dynatech Cryomedical Company is the exclusive manufacturer of the Amoils cryoconsole and cryopencils in the United States. The Amoils' cataract pencil referred to in Drs. Wirtschafter's and Sohmer's article was manufactured in 1967, and the failure reportedly occurred in October of 1970. Since we received the equipment for examination on June 3, 1970, we must assume that there is a typesetting error in the article and the date of the failure was October 1969.As pointed out in the article, the pencil had been damaged through mistreatment. Externally there were score marks on the metal probe barrel and the tip was misaligned. Internal http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/cryoextraction-5q0m5R46W6
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1972 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1972.01000030088022
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor. —In the Archives of Ophthalmology, vol 87, February 1972, there is an editorial by Dr. D. G. Durham entitled "A Hazard of Cryoextraction" (pp 117-118) and an article, "Electrical Hazards of Cryoextraction" (pp 225-227) by Drs. J. D. Wirtschafter and K. K. Sohmer.The Dynatech Cryomedical Company is the exclusive manufacturer of the Amoils cryoconsole and cryopencils in the United States. The Amoils' cataract pencil referred to in Drs. Wirtschafter's and Sohmer's article was manufactured in 1967, and the failure reportedly occurred in October of 1970. Since we received the equipment for examination on June 3, 1970, we must assume that there is a typesetting error in the article and the date of the failure was October 1969.As pointed out in the article, the pencil had been damaged through mistreatment. Externally there were score marks on the metal probe barrel and the tip was misaligned. Internal

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1972

There are no references for this article.