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|Title:||High-speed cannula detachment into the eye during hydrodissection|
|Citation:||Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging, 2014; 45(4):347-349|
|Zachary E. McPherson, Oliver C.F. Lau, Tony S. Chen, Andrew W. Kam, Shahriar Amjadi, Michael G. Zhang, T. Justin Playfair,Ashish Agar, Ian C. Francis|
|Abstract:||Detachment of a hydrodissection cannula during a phacoemulsification procedure appeared to produce no adverse sequelae during surgery. Day 1 postoperatively, two nonpenetrating hemorrhagic retinal lesions were identified; there was no evidence of posterior capsular perforation. Day 6 postoperatively, the pupil was temporally peaked by a fine vitreous strand running to the main-port incision in the superotemporal cornea. This was divided with Nd:YAG laser, and argon laser was applied to encircle the two retinal lesions. Postoperative uncorrected visual acuity remained 6/4 at day 1, day 6, and week 4 (3 weeks after laser application) follow-up visits. Surgeons must accept responsibility for confirming the integrity of the cannula and syringe connection before beginning hydrodissection, which can be highly destructive to intracameral structures.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Opthalmology & Visual Sciences publications|
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