PMID: 6988750Feb 1, 1980Paper

Siphon suction for vitrectomy

Ophthalmic Surgery
J S KelleyM Martinez

Abstract

An intravenous container placed below the level of the surgical field can provide a gentle, safe level of suction (+/- 76 mm Hg). This is particularly useful in performing a delicate open-sky anterior vitrectomy.

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