Effect of fluid-air exchange on reducing residual silicone oil after silicone oil removal

Effect of fluid-air exchange on reducing residual silicone oil after silicone oil removal Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1697–1704 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3701-2 RETINAL DISORDERS Effect of fluid-air exchange on reducing residual silicone oil after silicone oil removal 1 1 1 1 Hideki Shiihara & Taiji Sakamoto & Hiroto Terasaki & Takehiro Yamashita & 1 2 3 1 Naoya Yoshihara & Fumiki Okamoto & Nahoko Ogata & Toshifumi Yamashita & 1 4 Shozo Sonoda & Yoshinori Mitamura Received: 30 September 2016 /Revised: 14 May 2017 /Accepted: 30 May 2017 /Published online: 14 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 . . Abstract Keywords Silicone oil Ultrasonography Residual silicone . . . . Purpose Our purpose was to determine the effect of fluid-air oil Fluid-air exchange Retinal detachment Tamponade exchange on the amount of silicone oil (SO) droplets remain- Proliferative vitreoretinopathy ing in the vitreous cavity after removal of the main body of the SO. Methods This was a retrospective comparative study of 56 eyes of 56 patients that had undergone vitrectomy with SO Introduction tamponade. Fluid-air exchange was performed during surgery in 30 eyes [Air Ex(+) group] and was not done in 26 eyes [Air The merits of using silicone oil tamponade in cases of com- Ex(−) group]. All of the eyes were examined http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Springer Journals

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