A different approach to assess resident phacoemulsification learning curve: analysis of both completion and complication rates

@article{Lee2009ADA,
  title={A different approach to assess resident phacoemulsification learning curve: analysis of both completion and complication rates},
  author={J S W Lee and C-H Hou and M-L Yang and J Z-C Kuo and K-K Lin},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={683-687}
}
PurposeTo assess phacoemulsification learning curve by analysing residents' surgical completion and complication rates.MethodsThis prospective study included 226 cases of phacoemulsification performed by 11 senior residents under a single supervisor during a 27-month period. Both completion and complication rates were collected to assess their surgical results. ‘Short-term completion rate (STCR)’, the frequency of the surgeries completed exclusively by the residents during every five… CONTINUE READING

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