Mechanical Systems for Irrigation and Suction of High Viscosity Silicone Oil

  • Manfredi Orciuolo
Conference paper
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)


Among the various methods of tamponade, silicone oil is the most valid. The surgeon can utilize it when dealing with a particularly complex retinal situation that requires a prolonged tamponade in the vitreous chamber. In the past one of the most serious problems was the manipulation of the silicone oil; however, this does not create a problem anymore.


Vitreous Cavity Vitreous Chamber Conventional Syringe Irrigation Syringe Fiber Optic Illumination 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfredi Orciuolo
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  1. 1.Fondazione Oftalmologica ‘G.B. Bietti’RomaItalia

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