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Use of epinephrine, atropine and high viscose methylcellulose in patients on tamsolusin compared with patients without above injections

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First Author: H.Behboudi IRAN

Co Author(s):    M. Mohammadi   Y. Alizadeh   H. Yourdkhani   H. Behboudi           

Abstract Details

Purpose:

: patients on Tamsolusin are predisposed to intraoperative Floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) . management of this problem is the goal of my study.

Setting:

Department of Ophthalmology ,Amiralmomenin Hospital and Farabi Surgical Clinic

Methods:

in our prospective study ,patients divided into two groups .the first group have mean age 69±6 and the second have 67±7. Epinephrine ,Atropine and high viscose methylcellulose used in the first group ( 62 patients on Tamsolusin) and second group ( 62 patients on Tamsolusin) operated in conventional phaco without above injections.

Results:

in the first group iris prolapsus occurred in 8 cases and the remained cases have normal phaco procedure .in the second group iris prolapsus occurred in 27 cases.

Conclusions:

: intraoperative injection of epinephrine , Atropine and high viscose methylcellulose with small phaco injection significantly decrease intraoperative IFIS.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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