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Silicone Oil Tamponade

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Heinrich Heimann
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Abstract

The following chapter describes all relevant surgical methods for a silicone oil tamponade: exchange of air against light and heavy silicone oil and the exchange of PFCL against light and heavy silicone oil. The latter method is simple with a DORC infusion line.

Keywords

Silicone oil tamponade Silicone oil 

Supplementary material

Video 5.1

Silicone oil injection for dummies (WMV 5653 kb)

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Silicone oil injection (WMV 6704 kb)

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Heinrich Heimann
    • 2
  1. 1.University Eye HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Royal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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