Acta Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 1. Epub 2018 Feb 1.
Department of Ophthalmology, Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
: To evaluate the usefulness of different types of nitinol baskets to capture, lift and hold the lens material, dropped during a complicated phacoemulsification, as an adjunctive surgical tool in vitreoretinal surgery and to evaluate the outcomes and complication of this new surgical technique in a small series of patients.Methods
: Patients who underwent pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for retained lens fragments operated during December 2014 and March 2015 at the Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam, were included in this study. The PPV was performed using different settings and types of nitinol stone extractors (NSE). Read More