Journal of Ophthalmology / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Training of Resident Ophthalmologists in Cataract Surgery: A Comparative Study of Two Approaches

Table 3

Intraoperative complications rates of the first 40 phacoemulsification cases per resident for each study group and respective values. Percentages are given in parentheses.

Group AGroup B valuTotal

PCR without lens fragment fall21 (17.5%)12 (6%)0.004733 (10.31%)
ZD1 (0.83%)2 (1%)13 (0.94%)
PCR with lens fragment fall5 (4.16%)3 (1.5%)0.278 (2.5%)
PCR/ZD with vitreous loss26 (21.67%)17 (8.5%)0.004843 (13.43%)
ACT/EC5 (4.17%)11 (5.5%)0.7916 (5%)
WD3 (2.5%)3 (1.5%)0.686 (1.87%)
CL1 (0.83%)1 (0.5%)12 (0.62%)
ACRLF2 (1.67%)3 (1.5%)15 (1.56%)

PCR = posterior capsule rupture; ZD = zonular dehiscence; ACT = anterior capsule tear; EC = extended capsulorhexis; WD = wound dehiscence; CL = corneal lesions; ACRLF = anterior chamber retained lens fragments.
value (significance level) was calculated by means of Fisher’s exact test.

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