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Synechia heparin

C Huchon, X Deffieux, G Beucher, P Capmas, X Carcopino, N Costedoat-Chalumeau, A Delabaere, V Gallot, E Iraola, V Lavoue, G Legendre, V Lejeune-Saada, J Leveque, S Nedellec, J Nizard, T Quibel, D Subtil, F Vialard, D Lemery
In intrauterine pregnancies of uncertain viability with a gestational sac without a yolk sac (with a mean of three orthogonal transvaginal ultrasound measurements <25mm), the suspected pregnancy loss should only be confirmed after a follow-up scan at least 14 days later shows no embryo with cardiac activity (Grade C). In intrauterine pregnancies of uncertain viability with an embryo <7mm on transvaginal ultrasound, the suspected pregnancy loss should only be confirmed after a follow-up scan at least 7 days later (Grade C)...
June 2016: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Theresa G Leung, Kristina Lindsley, Irene C Kuo
BACKGROUND: Cataract formation often occurs in people with uveitis. It is unclear which intraocular lens (IOL) type is optimal for use in cataract surgery for eyes with uveitis. OBJECTIVES: To summarize the effects of different IOLs on visual acuity, other visual outcomes, and quality of life in people with uveitis. SEARCH METHODS: We searched CENTRAL (which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group Trials Register) (The Cochrane Library 2013, Issue 7), Ovid MEDLINE, Ovid MEDLINE In-Process and Other Non-Indexed Citations, Ovid MEDLINE Daily, Ovid OLDMEDLINE (January 1946 to August 2013), EMBASE (January 1980 to August 2013), Latin American and Caribbean Literature on Health Sciences (LILACS) (January 1982 to August 2013), the metaRegister of Controlled Trials (mRCT) (www...
March 4, 2014: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Ihsan Caça, Alparslan Sahin, Abdullah Kürsat Cingü, Seyhmus Ari, Fuat Alakuş, Yasin Cinar
AIM: To assess the efficacy of intracameral enoxaparin (a low-molecular-weight heparin) infusion, in variable doses on postoperative inflammatory response in congenital cataract surgery. METHODS: It is a prospective, randomized controlled trial. Eighty eyes of 53 children with congenital cataract were enrolled in this study. Every eye had primary posterior capsulorrhexis and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation after lens aspiration. The eyes were divided into 4 equal groups...
2012: International Journal of Ophthalmology
P Stavrou, P I Murray
A retrospective analysis of the results of cataract surgery using heparin surface modified intraocular lenses (HSM-IOL) performed on patients with uveitis between August 1989 and July 1993 was undertaken. In total, 32 eyes of 28 patients with various types of uveitis underwent extracapsular cataract extraction and implantation of a posterior chamber HSM-IOL. In four patients, cataract extraction was combined with trabeculectomy. The post-operative follow-up period ranged from two to 51 months (average 16 months)...
1994: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
M Zalish, R Rahmiel, A Pollack, A Milstein, M Oliver
The postoperative course of cataract extraction and IOL implantation combined with trabeculectomy in glaucoma patients and of cataract extraction with intraocular lens (IOL) in diabetic patients is more complicated than that of cataract extraction with IOL implantation in otherwise healthy eyes. The main complications are fibrin in the anterior chamber, pigment dispersion, and posterior synechiae. In an attempt to determine whether heparin-coated lenses reduce the rate of these complications, a prospective study was conducted on 19 glaucomatous eyes of 19 patients who underwent a combined procedure of trabeculectomy and extracapsular cataract extraction with IOL and 20 eyes of 20 diabetic patients subjected to extracapsular cataract extraction with IOL...
1993: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
Viraj A Vasavada, Mamidipudi R Praveen, Sajani K Shah, Rupal H Trivedi, Abhay R Vasavada
PURPOSE: To determine if intraocular infusion of low-molecular-weight heparin (enoxaparin) reduces postoperative inflammation in pediatric eyes undergoing cataract surgery with IOL implantation. DESIGN: Prospective masked randomized controlled trial. METHODS: setting: Private, institutional practice. study population: Twenty children (40 eyes) undergoing bilateral cataract surgery with IOL implantation were randomized to receive enoxaparin in the intraocular infusion fluid (BSS) (Group I) or not to receive enoxaparin (Group II)...
August 2012: American Journal of Ophthalmology
Yelda B Ozkurt, Arzu Taşkiran, Nadire Erdogan, Baran Kandemir, Omer K Doğan
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of irrigation of the anterior chamber with heparin sodium on postoperative inflammation after pediatric cataract surgery. SETTING: Kartal Training and Research Hospital, First Eye Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey. DESIGN: Randomized prospective double-blind study. METHODS: Fourteen consecutive eyes from 14 patients aged 8.9 +/- 5.9 years, (range 3-18 years) (group 1) and 19 eyes from 19 patients aged 9...
2009: Clinical Ophthalmology
Reza Zarei, Reza Azimi, Sasan Moghimi, Ali Abdollahi, Heidar Amini, Yadollah Eslami, Ghasem Fakhraii
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of intraocular infusion of dalteparin, a low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) administered in the infusion fluid to prevent early postoperative fibrin formation in combined phacoemulsification-trabeculectomy surgery (phacotrabeculectomy). SETTING: Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran. METHODS: Standard combined phacotrabeculectomy was performed prospectively in a masked fashion in 60 eyes; 35 eyes received 5 IU/mL LMWH in the infusate and 25 eyes served as controls...
November 2006: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Shimon Rumelt, Chaim Stolovich, Zvi I Segal, Uri Rehany
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of intraocular infusion of enoxaparin, a low-molecular-weight heparin, on postoperative inflammatory response in pediatric cataract surgery. DESIGN: Prospective, comparative, consecutive interventional case series. METHODS: Seventeen consecutive eyes (11 patients) underwent pediatric cataract surgery in two tertiary medical centers. During the procedure, balanced salt solution with enoxaparin (40 mg in 500 ml) was infused into the anterior chamber...
March 2006: American Journal of Ophthalmology
Hüseyin Bayramlar, Yüksel Totan, Mehmet Borazan
PURPOSE: To investigate the antiinflammatory effects of adding heparin sodium to the irrigating solution to prevent fibrinoid reaction and related long-term complications after pediatric cataract surgery. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Inonu University, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya, Turkey. METHODS: Thirty eyes of 18 children who had cataract or other ocular surgery were included in the study. Bilateral cataract surgery was performed in 20 eyes of 10 children and bilateral secondary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in 4 eyes of 2 children (Group 1)...
October 2004: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Dirk Ehrich, Astrid Stein, Frank Wilhelm, Gernot I W Duncker
BACKGROUND: Combining pars plana vitrectomy with phacoemulsification and implantation of an intracapsular IOL provides many advantages and is performed as a routine operation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Over a period of 3 years we compared foldable acrylic lenses AcrySof (Alcon) to heparin-modified PMMA lenses (Pharmacia) in a prospective study. The last implanted lenses had a follow-up period of at least 1 year. Out of 396 eyes from 329 patients we implanted 182 AcrySof lenses and 214 heparin-modified lenses...
November 2002: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
M Petrus, G Czajkowski
PURPOSE: To compare the heparin-surface-modified and the regular polymethylmethacrylate posterior chamber intraocular lenses regarding cellular reactions one year after extracapsular cataract extraction. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 62 patients of either sex, with senile cataract, without diabetes and any preoperative pathology of the eye, were included in the study. 30 patients received HSM PMMA PC IOL and 32 patients received unmodified PMMA PC IOL. All patients had a standard extracapsular cataract extraction...
2000: Klinika Oczna
S Basti, M K Aasuri, M K Reddy, P Preetam, S Reddy, S Gupta, T J Naduvilath
PURPOSE: To evaluate the performance of heparin-surface-modified (HSM) intraocular lenses (IOLs) in pediatric eyes after cataract surgery. SETTING: L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India. METHODS: This prospective, randomized, double-masked, controlled clinical trial comprised 90 children aged 2 to 14 years with cataract. The patients were consecutively randomized to receive an HSM (Group 1) or an unmodified (Group 2) poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) IOL...
June 1999: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
K F Tabbara, A S Al-Kaff, A A Al-Rajhi, S M Al-Mansouri, I A Badr, P S Chavis, O M Al-Omar
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine whether heparin surface-modified (HSM) intraocular lenses (IOLs) with a hydrophilic surface would reduce cell adherence and other postoperative changes compared with the conventional polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) IOLs in patients with either diabetes mellitus or inactive uveitis. DESIGN: The study design was a randomized, double-masked, clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS: Twenty-five patients with bilateral cataracts, 14 with inactive anterior uveitis and 11 with diabetes, with an age range of 11 to 81 years (mean, 52...
May 1998: Ophthalmology
C W Lardenoye, A van der Lelij, T T Berendschot, A Rothova
BACKGROUND: Several studies described the benefits of the heparin-surface-modified intraocular tens (HSM IOL) with regard to the reduced inflammation in routine extracapsular cataract extractions. However, limited information is available about the advantages of the HSM IOL in patients with an intraocular inflammation. AIM: To assess the eventual benefits of the HSM IOL compared to the regular polymethylmethacrylate intraocular lens (PMMA IOL) in patients with uveitis...
0: Documenta Ophthalmologica. Advances in Ophthalmology
C Zetterström
Conventional poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) intraocular lenses (IOLs) and heparin-surface-modified (HSM) IOLs were implanted after extracapsular cataract extraction in 40 human eyes with exfoliation syndrome. The study was double-masked and randomized. Two years after surgery 17 cases with HSM IOLs and 15 with PMMA IOLs were examined. We observed that pigment and cell deposits were more frequent on the PMMA than on the HSM IOLs. The incidence of posterior synechia formation was similar in both groups. However, the incidence of neodymium:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy and posterior capsule opacification was more frequent in the PMMA IOL group...
May 1993: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
M Amon, R Menapace
A prospective in vivo study of 50 intraocular lenses was done to document the long-term results and biocompatibility of heparin-surface-modified poly(methyl methacrylate) posterior chamber lenses. Continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis and phacoemulsification were performed throughout and examinations were by slit-lamp and specular microscopy. Decentrations of more than 1 mm were seen in 4% of eyes. Stress folds from the haptic traction forces were detected in 16%. A posterior capsulotomy was performed in 10% because of fibrosis or Elschnig pearl formation...
March 1993: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
S P Percival, V Pai
To determine the appropriateness of heparin-surface-modified (HSM) lenses in eyes at risk for breakdown of the blood-aqueous barrier, 36 consecutive patients with cataracts associated with chronic recurrent or past uveitis had extracapsular cataract extraction and insertion of an HSM posterior chamber one-piece intraocular lens (IOL). Examinations for implant precipitates (IPs), fibrin membranes, IOL synechias, and visual outcome were done postoperatively. Results show that despite a recurrence of overt uveitis with keratic precipitates in 13 eyes (36...
November 1993: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
C L Lin, A G Wang, J C Chou, G Shieh, J H Liu
We investigated the clinical outcome in two groups of patients who had an extracapsular cataract extraction and implantation of a heparin-surface-modified intraocular lens (HSM IOL) (Group 1) or a conventional poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) lens (Group 2). Nineteen patients in Group 1 had bilateral cataract extraction with implantation of an HSM IOL in one eye and a conventional lens in the fellow eye. All patients had glaucoma, diabetes, or uveitis. Over the long term, there was no statistically significant difference between groups in visual acuity, corneal edema, anterior chamber reaction, and amount of posterior synechia formation and IOL deposits...
September 1994: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
M Amon, R Menapace
This prospective study was undertaken to assess the biocompatibility of different intraocular implants and to determine factors influencing cellular reactions on intraocular lenses (IOLs). Cellular reactions seen on the surface of 653 IOLs have been documented by specular microscopy. Various types of IOLs were used with different surgical procedures in humans. The 11 lens types used fall into five groups of materials: polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), heparin surface-modified PMMA, surface-modified PMMA, poly Hema and silicone...
1994: Eye
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