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Silicone Oils

"Silicone Oils" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Organic siloxanes which are polymerized to the oily stage. The oils have low surface tension and density less than 1. They are used in industrial applications and in the treatment of retinal detachment, complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Silicone Oils" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Silicone Oils" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2003 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.