Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance
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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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BSS volume and phacoemulsification time for grid pattern lens fragmentation in femtolaser-assisted cataract surgery

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First Author: A. Tranjan BRAZIL

Co Author(s):    G. Gorgonio   W. Freitas   F. Soares   F. Azevedo           

Abstract Details

Purpose:

to evaluate ultrasound time and BSS volume during femtolaser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) in Brazil

Setting:

Tranjan Hospital de Olhos, São Paulo, Brazil

Methods:

Non-randomized prospective study of 104 eyes (48 patients) that underwent FLACS divided in two groups: Group I (n=51), surgery with grid pattern lens fragmentation and lens aspiration without ultrasonic emulsification and group II (n=54), surgery with grid pattern lens fragmentation and lens aspirationwith ultrasonic emulsification. BSS volume, time of surgery, emulsification, and endotelial cell count were compared in both groups.

Results:

total surgery time and BSS volume are significantly higher in group I than in group II(p&It;0,05). Ultrasound time are significantly higher in Group II. Posoperative endothelialcell count at 1 month was not significantly diferente in both Groups (P>0.05)

Conclusions:

ultrasound free FLACS lead to higher surgical times but did not increase endotelial cell loss in this study.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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