Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/6462
Title: Crater-and-split technique for phacoemulsification Modification of the crater-and-chop technique
Authors: Aslan, Bekir Sitki
Muftuoğlu, Orkun
Gayretli, Deniz
Keywords: [No Keywords]
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science Inc
Abstract: We describe a modification of the crater-and-chop technique for removing cataracts of all densities. Following creation of a central crater approximately 3.0 mm in diameter at the geometric center of the endonucleus, a nucleus splitter is inserted under the capsule and the phaco tip is inserted in the crater. Simultaneously, the splitter is moved from the nucleus periphery toward the phaco tip horizontally to split the nucleus and both the phaco tip and nucleus splitter are pushed aside as they come very close without vacuum at any point. The nucleus is rotated and splitting is repeated in the same manner until the nucleus is divided into pieces that are small enough to be emulsified easily. With this technique, the soft nucleus is split without vacuum and a very hard nucleus can be split through the posterior plate with minimal stress to zonular fibers.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2012.07.003
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/6462
ISSN: 0886-3350
Appears in Collections:Cerrahi Tıp Bilimleri Bölümü / Department of Surgical Sciences
PubMed İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / PubMed Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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