Comparison of 45-degree Kelman and 45-degree balanced phaco tip designs in torsional microcoaxial phacoemulsification.

@article{Demircan2015ComparisonO4,
  title={Comparison of 45-degree Kelman and 45-degree balanced phaco tip designs in torsional microcoaxial phacoemulsification.},
  author={S{\"u}leyman Demircan and Mustafa Ataş and Emre G{\"o}ktaş and Burhan Başkan},
  journal={International journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={1168-72}
}
AIM To compare the intraoperative performance and postoperative outcome after microcoaxial torsional phacoemulsification using either a Kelman or balanced phaco tip. METHODS Cataracts were treated using 2.2 mm microcoaxial torsional phacoemulsification using either a 45-degree mini-flared Kelman(®) or a 45-degree Intrepid(®) Balanced phaco tip. Intraoperative measurements included total ultrasound (US) time, cumulative dissipated energy (CDE), torsional US time, and balanced salt solution… CONTINUE READING