Immediate versus delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery: an analysis of costs and patient value.

@article{Lundstrm2009ImmediateVD,
  title={Immediate versus delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery: an analysis of costs and patient value.},
  author={Mats Lundstr{\"o}m and Susanne Albrecht and Pontus Roos},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2009},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
PURPOSE To compare resource utilization of two different strategies for bilateral cataract surgery: immediate sequential cataract surgery (ISCS) versus delayed sequential cataract surgery (DSCS). The purpose was also to analyse the value for the patient of undergoing ISCS versus DSCS. METHODS Differences in routines and resource utilization between ISCS (n = 17) and DSCS (n = 80) were studied in a cohort of cataract surgery patients at our clinic in Karlskrona, Sweden. Costs were extracted… CONTINUE READING

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