The spectrum of iatrogenic intraocular injuries caused by inadvertent cannula release during anterior segment surgery.

@article{Rumelt2007TheSO,
  title={The spectrum of iatrogenic intraocular injuries caused by inadvertent cannula release during anterior segment surgery.},
  author={Shimon Rumelt and Yanir Kassif and Miriam Koropov and Elina Landa and Fadel Marzuk and Zvi I Segal and Albert Vinerovsky and Uri Rehany},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={125 7},
  pages={
          889-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the causes of inadvertent intraocular injuries resulting from the use of cannulas during anterior segment surgery. Method Retrospective review of all cases with inadvertent release of irrigation and viscoelastic cannulas during anterior segment surgery in 15 years. RESULTS Inadvertent release of cannulas occurred in 9 of 10 230 cases of anterior segment surgery during a 15-year period. The incidence of cannula release was 0.88 per 1000 procedures per year. Twenty percent… CONTINUE READING

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