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Thursday, November 15, 2007

ANTI-COAGULANTS SAFE IN CATARACT SURGERY

Cataract surgery safe in patients receiving anticoagulation therapy

Cataract surgery can be safely performed using phacoemulsification in patients with uncomplicated cataracts who receive anticoagulation therapy with warfarin, according to a prospective study by researchers in Israel.

The study is published in the November issue of American Journal of Ophthalmology.

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