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A comparison for ultrasound energy delivery between the new balanced tip and MiniTip for torsional phaco

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Session Title: Cat Surgery Equip/Phaco

Session Date/Time: Monday 15/09/2014 | 14:30-16:00

Paper Time: 14:30

Venue: Boulevard F (Level 1)

First Author: : K.Tjia THE NETHERLANDS

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Abstract Details

Purpose:

To compare the Cumulative Dissipated Energy(CDE), between Infiniti Vision System with the 800 micron Minitip and Centurion Vision System with the new Balanced tip

Setting:

Isala Clinics, Zwolle, the Netherlands

Methods:

60 cases for each group were matched for nuclear density. The Infiniti Vision System group Ultrasound(US) settings were maximized at 80% amplitude during Sculpt and Quadrant removal(QR). Vacuum setting during QR was maximum 300mm Hg. The Centurion Vision System US settings were maximized at 80% during sculpting and 65% during QR. Vacuum was set at a maximum of 550mm Hg.

Results:

Preliminary results show a 40% reduction in cumulative dissipated energy during sculpting and quadrant removal for the Centurion group.

Conclusions:

The new Balanced tips with Centurion Vision System at the employed higher Vacuum setting are significantly more energy efficient compared to Infiniti with Minitips.

Financial Interest:

One or more of the authors... receives consulting fees, retainer, or contract payments from a company producing, developing or supplying the product or procedure presented, One or more of the authors... travel has been funded, fully or partially, by a company producing, developing or supplying the product or procedure presented

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