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November 1980

A Flute Syringe for Vitreous Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(11):2059. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020040911025

• We have devised a method whereby an inexpensive, disposable tuberculin syringe may be used as a flute syringe with retrograde flushing capability. This syringe is particularly useful in vitreous surgery and alleviates problems that occur with commercially available instruments of this type.