Development and initial experience with a colored perfluorocarbon liquid for intraocular tamponade in vitreoretinal surgery.

@article{Rodrigues2014DevelopmentAI,
  title={Development and initial experience with a colored perfluorocarbon liquid for intraocular tamponade in vitreoretinal surgery.},
  author={Eduardo B{\"u}chelle Rodrigues and H{\'e}lio Francisco Shiroma and Fernando Marcondes Penha and Mauricio Maia and Milton Nunes de Moraes-Filho and Magno Ant{\^o}nio Ferreira and Renata Boschi Portella and Eduardo A. Novais and Nadine Hagedorn and Michel Eid Farah},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={
          1103-11
        }
}
PURPOSE To present the development and initial experience of a novel colored perfluorocarbon liquid (PFCL) in vitreoretinal surgery. METHODS This was an experimental laboratory study and prospective human interventional study. F6H8 (Fluoron GmbH) was colored by adding 0.3 g/L blue anthraquinone dye. Subsequently, 20% colored F6H8 was prepared by mixing with perfluorooctane or perfluorodecalin (Fluoron GmbH). The novel product is not yet FDA approved for human application. In the laboratory… CONTINUE READING
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