Perfluoro-n-octane, upright head position effective in inferior retinal detachment repair

A staged two-procedure approach involving pars plana vitrectomy, perfluoro-n-octane tamponade and upright head positioning was effective in repairing inferior retinal detachments, according to a study.The interventional case series analyzed 159 eyes of 157 patients with inferior retinal detachments with and without proliferative vitreoretinopathy.

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