Postoperative perfluoro-N-octane tamponade for primary retinal detachment repair.

@article{Rush2012PostoperativePT,
  title={Postoperative perfluoro-N-octane tamponade for primary retinal detachment repair.},
  author={Ryan B Rush and Saumil Sheth and Sam Surka and Ivan Ho and John Gregory-Roberts},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={1114-20}
}
AIM To study outcomes after using perfluoro-n-octane (PFO) as a short-term postoperative vitreous substitute in eyes undergoing primary vitrectomy with or without scleral buckling for rhegmatogenous retinal detachments with inferior/multiple breaks or giant retinal tears (GRTs). METHODS Charts of 39 eyes at 3-24 months after primary PFO retention and secondary replacement were retrospectively analyzed for anatomical attachment rates, visual acuity gain, and postoperative complications… CONTINUE READING

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