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Laser-coagulation of ruptured fixation suture after lens-implantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  308942     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Before it was known that polyamide tends to dissolve in tissue, nylon sutures were used to fixate 2-loop-Medallion-lenses to the iris. As was to be expected cases turned up in which the suture had ruptured. This situation entails the danger of contact between the end of the broken suture and the endothelium. By coagulation of the suture with a laser beam the danger was eliminated.
Authors:
P U Fechner
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal - American Intra-Ocular Implant Society     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0146-2776     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Intraocul Implant Soc     Publication Date:  1978 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-12-20     Completed Date:  1978-12-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701858     Medline TA:  J Am Intraocul Implant Soc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cornea / injuries
Endothelium
Humans
Laser Therapy*
Lasers*
Lens Subluxation / etiology,  prevention & control
Lenses, Intraocular*
Nylons*
Postoperative Complications*
Sutures*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Nylons

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