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August 1981

A Motorized Gas Injector for Vitreous Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee, Memphis (Dr Charles); and Cooper Medical Devices Corporation, San Leandro, Calif (Dr Wang).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(8):1398. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020272012

• A motorized, variable-speed, reversible air (gas) injector was developed for vitreous surgery. Its advantages include elimination of pulsatile injection and technician control. The variable-speed feature allows hydraulic reattachment techniques and slow injection when near the retina.

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