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Clinical observations of six cases of laser injury to the eye.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2708058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During the last decade, five patients with laser injuries were examined at the University of Munich Eye Clinic, in addition to one laser-injury patient at the University of Erlangen Eye Clinic. From a review of these cases, it is possible to gain an insight into factors that led to the eye injuries and to predict the clinical sequelae of laser retinal injury. A possible means of treatment, using an ophthalmic Q-switched Nd:YAG laser, is suggested for some types of retinal injury involving vitreal hemorrhage.
V P Gabel; R Birngruber; B Lorenz; G K Lang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health physics     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0017-9078     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Phys     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-02     Completed Date:  1989-06-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985093R     Medline TA:  Health Phys     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
University Eye Clinic Munich, München, Federal Republic of Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Occupational*
Eye Injuries / etiology*
Lasers / adverse effects*
Retinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Retinal Perforations / etiology

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