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On Complications to Cataract Surgery


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Title: On Complications to Cataract Surgery
Authors: Jakobsson, Gunnar
E-mail: gunnar.jakobsson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 8-Apr-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Jakobsson G et al. Capsule complication during cataract surgery: Retinal detachment after cataract surgery with capsule complication: Swedish Capsule Rupture Study Group report 4. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009 Oct;35(10):1699-705.
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II. Jakobsson G et al. Late dislocation of in-the-bag and out-of-the bag intraocular lenses: ocular and surgical characteristics and time to lens repositioning. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2010 Oct;36(10):1637-44.
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III. Jakobsson G et al. Surgical repositioning of intraocular lenses after late dislocation: complications, effect on intraocular pressure, and visual outcomes. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013 Dec;39(12):1879-85.
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IV. Jakobsson G et al. Increased levels of inflammatory immune mediators in vitreous from pseudophakic eyes. Submitted manuscript 2015.
Date of Defence: 2015-04-24
Disputation: Fredagen den 24 april 2015, kl.09.00, Mölndalsaulan (V-huset), Mölndals sjukhus
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cataract surgery
pseudophakia
capsular rupture
retinal detachment
IOL dislocation
glaucoma
vitreous
immune mediators
immunoassay
cytokines
Abstract: Cataract surgery, meaning exchange of the opaque lens in the eye with an artificial lens, is nowadays one of the most successful surgical procedures ever known. It is also the most frequent surgery performed in the Western world. In Sweden alone, more than 100,000 cataract operations are performed annually. Severe complications are rare, occurring only in a few percent of the patients, but owing to the large number of surgeries even infrequent complications amount to a substantial number of pati... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9352-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38000
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