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Article
April 1975

Combined Technique for a 355° Traumatic Giant Retinal BreakA Case Report

Author Affiliations

From the Presbyterian Hospital of the Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1975;93(4):264-266. doi:10.1001/archopht.1975.01010020274005
Abstract

A surgical technique using a combination of vitreous incarceration and intravitreal air permitted successful treatment of a giant tear ("dialysis") of 355° by a scleral buckling procedure.

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