Progress in Foreign Body Extractors
It has been reported that over 80% of the trauma cases involving penetrating injuries are caused by magnetic foreign bodies (1). Surprisingly for the past 10 years, the surgical removal of intraocular foreign bodies has been mostly performed with specialized forceps rather than electromagnets. Before presenting a new modality, I believe it is important to analyse the recent advances made with the others.
KeywordsForeign Body Magnetic Pole Pole Piece Vitreous Surgery Intraocular Foreign Body
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