AES Store

Journal Forum

Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014
1 comment

Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
1 comment

Perceptual Effects of Dynamic Range Compression in Popular Music Recordings - January 2014
5 comments

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Ultrasound in Retinal Detachment Surgery

The treatment of retinal detachment still presents a great challenge in Opthamology. The following work describes two possible uses of ultrasound in retinal detachment surgery. Firstly, studies indicate that hemolysis of massive vitreous hemorrhage using ultrasound, withdrawal of vitreous hemorrhage by suction, and its replacement with normal saline, may be possible in cases of longstanding vitreous hemorrhage due to retinal detachment, diabetes mellitus, or hemorrhagic diathesis. Secondly, the radiation pressure effect of ultrasonic energy can possibly be used to retrodisplace retinal detachment, treat giant retinal tears, and position air bubbles placed within the vitreous cavity. Frequencies in the low kilohertz range are used for emulsification and withdrawal of vitreous hemorrhage. The higher kilohertz and megahertz frequencies were selected for retrodisplacement of retinal tissue.

Author:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


 
Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society