Warfarin and cataract extraction.

Published

Journal Article

Ten cataract extractions were performed on eight patients for whom warfarin was not discontinued prior to surgery. Three were complicated by hyphaema. No retrobulbar haemorrhages occurred in the four cases given a local anaesthetic. Cataract surgery can be performed successfully without discontinuing warfarin.

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Cited Authors

  • Robinson, GA; Nylander, A

Published Date

  • September 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 73 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 702 - 703

PubMed ID

  • 2804024

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2804024

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1468-2079

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-1161

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bjo.73.9.702

Language

  • eng