Frequency of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C among Cataract Patients

@inproceedings{Ahmad2007FrequencyOH,
  title={Frequency of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C among Cataract Patients},
  author={Iftikhar Ahmad and Sardar Bahadur Khan and Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Muhammad Hussain Khan and Saeed Anwar},
  year={2007}
}
Background: In Pakistan the frequency of Hepatitis B and C virus infection ranges from 8-15% in the general population with variations in different parts of the country. Patients undergoing any surgical procedure may have these infections, demanding special precautions. The aim of this study was to determine frequency of hepatitis B and C among patients undergoing elective cataract surgery. Material and Methods: It was a descriptive study based on survey in which all patients above the age of… CONTINUE READING
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