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21st Annual Meeting of the German Retina Society and 8th Symposium of the International Society of Ocular Trauma (ISOT)

German Retina Society
International Society of Ocular Trauma

19.06. - 22.06.2008, Würzburg

Comparation between heavy silicon oil in inferior retinal detachment

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  • Jorge Mitre - Sao Paulo/Brazil
  • N. Nishide - Sao Paulo/Brazil
  • D. Santoro - Sao Paulo/Brazil
  • J. Mitre - Sao Paulo/Brazil

Retinologische Gesellschaft. International Society of Ocular Trauma. 21. Jahrestagung der Retinologischen Gesellschaft gemeinsam mit dem 8. Symposium der International Society of Ocular Trauma. Würzburg, 19.-22.06.2008. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2008. DocISOTRG2008P26

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Published: June 18, 2008

© 2008 Mitre et al.
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Background: Hospital de Olhos de Sao Paulo

Methods: We compare the behaviour of densiron, oxane HD and oxane 5700 in BSS solution and in eyes submited to vitrectomy and silicon oil ijection for tamponade the retina.

Results: 28 eyes with inferior detachment have the retina attached after vitrectomy and heavy silicon oil injection of densiron or oxane HD.

Conclusion: Densiron heavy silicone is more effective for inferior retinal detachment temponade.