Vitreous humour sampling

Direct aspiration of vitreous humour using a hypodermic syringe may yield 2–3mL of fluid per eye. The needle should be placed in the central globeandaspiratedwithgentlesuction.Preservationwithsodiumfluoride is generally recommended. The eye is located within the protective environment of the orbit and, being essentially outside the body, is remote from other tissues. Vitreous fluid is therefore a […]

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