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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 136031, 7 pages
Research Article

Heavy Silicone Oil as a Long-Term Endotamponade Agent for Complicated Retinal Detachments

1Vitreoretinal Diseases Unit, Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of São Paulo, Botucatu Street 816, 04023-062 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Brazilian Institute of Fight Against Blindness, Rua Botucatu 816, Otto Ribeiro Avenue 901, 19814-050 Assis, SP, Brazil

Received 24 January 2014; Revised 16 March 2014; Accepted 16 March 2014; Published 15 April 2014

Academic Editor: Mario R. Romano

Copyright © 2014 Juliana Prazeres et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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