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Volume 2014, Article ID 706809, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/706809
Clinical Study

Clinical Observations and Occurrence of Complications following Heavy Silicone Oil Surgery

Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Received 24 January 2014; Revised 30 March 2014; Accepted 30 March 2014; Published 14 April 2014

Academic Editor: Mario R. Romano

Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Schwarzer 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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