First Postoperative Day Review After Uneventful Phacoemulsification

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 24, 2010
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Veroia General Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this randomized trial was to examine the value of the review on the first postoperative day after uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery.

Condition or disease
Phacoemulsification Complications BCVA

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

first day review
non-first day review

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Best corrected visual acuity

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 90 Years   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
291 consecutive patients who underwent uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery were randomized into two groups: i) Next day review (NDR group, n=146) and ii) No next day review (NNDR group, n=145).

Inclusion Criteria:

Exclusion Criteria:

Exclusion criteria were the following:

i) intra-operative complications, such as posterior capsule rupture, vitreous loss, lost nucleus, zonule dehiscence and wound leak,

ii) inadequate social support for overnight care at home,

iii) severely limited visual potential in the fellow eye,

iv) uveitis or ocular trauma,

v) severe systemic diseases limiting activity,

vi) patients with learning disability or dementia.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01247155

General Hospital of Veroia
Veroia, Imathia, Greece, 59100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Veroia General Hospital

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT01247155     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9151
First Posted: November 24, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 24, 2010
Last Verified: April 2009