Complication Management for Posterior Segment Cases

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Gabor Scharioth


Necessity of Surgery: If nuclear fragments drop, we always operate in order to prevent intraocular inflammation and hypertension. In case of dropped soft cortical fragments, we like to wait and do not operate if the eye remains quiet.


Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens Vitreous Cavity Lens Capsule Anterior Capsule 
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Supplementary material

Video 9.35

Extraction of dropped nucleus with fragmatome and sulcus IOL (MP4 42956 kb)

Video 9.36

Management of a dropped nucleus (MP4 94854 kb)

Video 9.37

Subluxated nucleus and intrascleral IOL fixation (MP4 33804 kb)

Video 9.30

ICCE and iris-claw IOL (MP4 115084 kb)

Video 9.38

Phaco nightmare and intrascleral fixation (MP4 30483 kb)

Video 9.39

Extraction of dropped nucleus with ICCE and retropupillar Verisyse IOL (MP4 87167 kb)

Video 9.14

IOL extraction and iris-claw implantation 1 (MP4 81263 kb)

Video 9.15

Iris-claw implantation and artificial pupil (MP4 82377 kb)

Video 9.16

Subluxated IOL operated with one trocar (MP4 117612 kb)

Video 9.31

IOL extraction and iris-claw implantation 2 (MP4 85936 kb)

Video 9.20

Scleral fixation of a luxated IOL (MP4 31353 kb)

Video 9.21

Scleral fixation of IOL (MP4 11473 kb)

Video 9.40

Hyphaema after complicated cataract surgery (MP4 94222 kb)

Video 9.41

Luxated IOL and intrascleral fixation of IOL (MP4 27084 kb)

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Gabor Scharioth
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Aurelios AugenzentrumRecklinghausenGermany
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of SzegedKorányiGermany

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