Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, February 9th, 2005
According to recent research from Lebanon, "We describe a standing phaco-emulsification technique (SPT) with the patient in reverse Trendelenburg position (RTP) as a means of performing surgery in morbidly obese patients."
"These patients have elevated vitreous pressure, leading to a high rate of posterior capsule rupture and vitreous loss," said Ahmad M. Mansour and Mays Al-Dairy at the American University of Beirut. "The SPT with RTP normalizes vitreous pressure, facilitating cataract...
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