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Oftalmologia. 2003;57(2):5-14.

[Pathology of posterior capsule, a literature review].

Oftalmologia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)

[Article in Romanian]
A Stefănescu-Dima, P I Grecu, Mihaela Chirilă


  1. Spitalul Clinic de Urgen?e Oftalmologice Bucure?ti.

PMID: 12974023


The posterior capsule opacification (PCO) is a frequent complication in the modern cataract surgery, uncomfortable for the patient and expensive for the health care system. According to prof. Apple, the main health care expenditure in U.S. is represented by cataract surgery, laser capsulotomy for PCO ranking next. Under these circumstances, it is not surprising that the lens bag pathology and the prevention of aftercataract hold the attention of many research groups all over the world. This paper is a literature review of the last 15 years, presenting the data we have considered to be the most significant.

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