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September 1981

A Constant-Pressure Pneumatic Anterior Chamber Maintaining Device

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine-Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(9):1644-1645. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020518025

• A foot pedal-controlled, electrical equilibrating constant-pressure pneumatic anterior chamber maintaining device has been useful in maintaining the anterior chamber with air without overpressuring the eye and prolapsing ocular tissues. It maintains the anterior chamber at an air pressure level preset by the surgeon.

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