oa South African Medical Journal - A safer technique for irrigation in cataract surgery and for other operations in the anterior chamber
|Article Title||A safer technique for irrigation in cataract surgery and for other operations in the anterior chamber|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 1954|
|Pages||61 - 62|
|Keyword(s)||Cataract surgery, Forceps-irrigator and Irrigation|
1. An apparatus is descriptionbed which makes operations within the anterior chamber simpler and safer by preventing its collapse. 2. The apparatus consists of a delicate forceps, one blade of which is canalized to allow the delivery of an accurately controlled flow of sterile irrigating fluid. 3. Manipulations in the fluid-filled chamber carry less risk of trauma. 4. The maintenance of absolute sterility is facilitated.
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