J Cataract Refract Surg 2021 Apr 22. Epub 2021 Apr 22.
1 Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 3 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 4 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA 5 Ocular Immunology Division, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Purpose-: To investigate complications and outcomes of clear corneal incision cataract surgery in patients with thrombocytopenia.
Setting-: One veterans hospital and two academic medical centers DESIGN-: Multi-center retrospective chart review.
Methods-: All eyes of thrombocytopenic patients that underwent clear corneal incision cataract surgery with a platelet count ≤100 x 10/µl measured ≤30 days prior to surgery were included. Read More