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Table 1 Dexamethasone quantification levels

From: Dexamethasone implant in silicone oil: in vitro behavior

Time 24 h 1 wk 2 wks 1 m 2 m 3 m 4 m 5 m 6 m 7 m 8 m 9 m 10 m 11 m 12 m
*BSS 6.89 8.55 7.8 1.61 8.73 8.8 8.57 8.66 8.16 8.42 9.26 9.25 9.28 9.3 8.88
*SO-1000 0 0 0 0 5.01 4.59 6.27 3.21 7.27 6.83 1.37 3.84 5.42 4.41 5.04
*SO-5000 0 0 3.55 0 3.5 4.18 5.41 5.68 7.34 5.98 4.39 0 1.3 0.98 3.14
*D-68 0 6.53 8.32 2.88 6.16 0.32 7.8 3.59 7.62 0 6.61 0.66 4.92 3.83 0
  1. Table shows quantitative values of the dexamethasone released in samples obtained from different mediums: BSS, SO-1000, SO-5000 and D-68 at different times: 24 h, 1 week, 2 weeks and monthly for 12 months. ELISA test was performed to quantify the released drug and is reported in ng/mL
  2. BSS basic saline solution, SO-1000 1000cS silicone oil, SO-5000 5000cS silicone oil, D-68 heavy silicone oil, *ng/mL, h hours, wk week, wks weeks, m months