TITLE

Women should not be discounted as IFIS suspects

AUTHOR(S)
Wolf, Eric J.; Wolf, Kenneth J.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that an important aspect of dealing with intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) is anticicipating which cases are possibly to be complicated by a floppy iris. Among techniques to treat IFIS include preoperative medications and utilizing mechanical iris retractors during the procedure. It reveals that most of patients prescribed tamsulosin are men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. It describes the case of an old female patient who developed clinical IFIS during cataract extraction.
ACCESSION #
32766860

 

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