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Combined Versus Successive Macular Hole and Cataract Surgery

2014-08-27 03:15:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare functional and anatomical results of a combined surgery and two time surgery for macular hole and cataract extraction in one hundred and twenty patients (120 eyes) with idiopathic Macular Hole (MH) and cataract in two academic centers.

Description

Main outcome measures were the assessment of visual acuity at 6 and 12 months,and the rate of closure of MH by OCT (optical coherence tomography).

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Macular Hole

Location

Ophthalmology Unit CHU Dijon
Dijon
Burgundy
France
21000

Status

Completed

Source

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:54-0400

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