Primary vitrectomy with Densiron-68 for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

  title={Primary vitrectomy with Densiron-68 for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment},
  author={Mario R. Romano and Theodor Stappler and Joaqu{\'i}n Marticorena and Carl Groenewald and Ian A Pearce and Syed K. Gibran and David Wong and Heinrich Heimann},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
To report a retrospective non-comparative interventional study on the effectiveness and ocular tolerance of a heavy silicone oil tamponade (HSO, Densiron-68) for primary inferior rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Forty-one eyes of 41 consecutive patients were recruited between January 2004 and August 2006. Primary vitrectomy with Densiron-68, a heavy silicone oil, was used in all cases. Inclusion criteria were primary RRD with at least one retinal break between 4 and 8 clock hours. The… CONTINUE READING
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