Iris color alone does not predict susceptibility to the oculocardiac reflex in strabismus surgery.

@article{Stump1999IrisCA,
  title={Iris color alone does not predict susceptibility to the oculocardiac reflex in strabismus surgery.},
  author={Mariah H Stump and Robert W. Arnold},
  journal={Binocular vision & strabismus quarterly},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={111-6}
}
PURPOSE To test prior published observations that patients with brown irides were more susceptible to the oculocardiac reflex. SUBJECTS AND METHODS 466 adults and children underwent surgery on an extraocular muscle under general anesthesia without anticholinergic blockade. The first rectus muscle isolated was given a predetermined specific force pull during electrocardiograph monitoring. Iris color was retrieved from the deliberate clinical charting. RESULTS The occurrence of the… CONTINUE READING

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