Features, Causes and Prevention of Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS) - An Outbreak Investigation

Abstract

Material and Methods: TASS occurring after uneventful coaxial phaco during May/June 2008 in eye department, Combined Military Hospital Kharian, were analyzed retrospectively in this case series. Clinical features, response to treatment and possible causes were checked during the outbreak (including intracamerally given drugs, irrigating solutions, intraocular lenses and washing/ sterilization techniques for instruments) and measures taken to prevent further cases. Follow up continued till Feb 2009.

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@inproceedings{Shoaib2001FeaturesCA, title={Features, Causes and Prevention of Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS) - An Outbreak Investigation}, author={Khawaja Khalid Shoaib}, year={2001} }