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Le traitement du décollement de la rétine, par la diathermo-coagulation pyrométrique; etude expérimentale et clinique.

Le traitement du décollement de la rétine, par la diathermo-coagulation pyrométrique; etude... 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 Dr. Léon Coppez, who, with his brother, is of the third generation of the celebrated Coppez family of ophthalmologists in Brussels, has been studying the subject of electrocoagulation treatment for retinal detachment for a number of years and has published numerous articles. The results of these studies have been collected, rearranged and completed to appear in a monograph. After an introduction giving the various methods of treating retinal detachment, the author proceeds with his main thesis, that the diathermic scar can be graded in an absolute and objective way by measuring the temperature of the coagulated tissue. This is accomplished by a pyrometric electrode which measures the temperature of the scar at the place and moment of its formation. Lesions produced with this electrode in the eyes of animals and of man are then described ; they serve to replace clinical approximations with exact anatomic studies. After physical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Le traitement du décollement de la rétine, par la diathermo-coagulation pyrométrique; etude expérimentale et clinique.

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 12 (6) – Dec 1, 1934

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1934 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-9950
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1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1934.00830190206022
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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 Dr. Léon Coppez, who, with his brother, is of the third generation of the celebrated Coppez family of ophthalmologists in Brussels, has been studying the subject of electrocoagulation treatment for retinal detachment for a number of years and has published numerous articles. The results of these studies have been collected, rearranged and completed to appear in a monograph. After an introduction giving the various methods of treating retinal detachment, the author proceeds with his main thesis, that the diathermic scar can be graded in an absolute and objective way by measuring the temperature of the coagulated tissue. This is accomplished by a pyrometric electrode which measures the temperature of the scar at the place and moment of its formation. Lesions produced with this electrode in the eyes of animals and of man are then described ; they serve to replace clinical approximations with exact anatomic studies. After physical

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Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 1934

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