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Advances in phacoemulsification equipment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11807386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of this article is to update information on the phacoemulsification equipment based on a systematic review of available literature within the past year. Phacoemulsification has gained acceptance as the standard technique for cataract surgery worldwide, and new phacoemulsification techniques and equipment have been reported. The authors conducted a MEDLINE literature search from August 2000 to the present. Software and hardware upgrades in ultrasound phacoemulsilification equipment have not been found in peer-reviewed publications this past year. Lasers for cataract surgery have been reviewed to a limited extent. Ultrasound phacoemulsilification is well established. Alternative methods of nuclear disassembly are being evaluated and reported.
Howard V Gimbel; Carlindo da Reitz Pereira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in ophthalmology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1040-8738     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Opin Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-24     Completed Date:  2002-04-08     Revised Date:  2006-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9011108     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Ophthalmol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  30-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Gimbel Eye Centre, 4935 40th Ave. NW, Suite 450, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3A 2N1.
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MeSH Terms
Phacoemulsification / instrumentation*

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