Journal of Ophthalmology / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Intraoperative Complications of Cataract Surgery Using Intracameral Illumination in the Elderly over 75 Years

Table 3

Intraoperative complication.

Illuminator group (n = 141)Nonilluminator group (n = 145) value

PC tear1 (0.7%)7 (4.8%)0.067†
AC radial tear0 (0.0%)4 (2.8%)0.123†
Dropped nucleus into vitreous0 (0.0%)3 (2.1%)0.248†
Remnant lens in A/C0 (0.0%)1 (0.7%)1.000†
Sulcus implantation or SF1 (0.7%)9 (6.2%)0.019†
Number of patients with complication (≥1)1 (0.7%)11 (7.6%)0.004

AC = anterior capsule; PC = posterior capsule; A/C = anterior chamber; SF = scleral fixation; chi-square test; †Fisher’s exact test.

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